Tag Archives: scuba diving

Toothache

It all started yesterday when Debbie woke up and had decided she should go to the dentist. She is in pain. One of her teeth is throbbing and hurts even more when she taps it. We dive and then head … Continue reading

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The Drift Dive that Wasn’t

Our dive master, Cann, tells us that our second dive today is a drift dive. We are going to enter the water at the mooring ball where we are situated from the first dive and drift north to the next … Continue reading

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Crustaceans and Coasts

Today we get a surprise when we go down to the dock to board the dive boat. This is the boat we are using for today, for the four of us! There are four crew so the crew to client … Continue reading

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Dive 400

Today is dive 400 for me. A milestone, one that pales to some of the divemasters that lead our group. I didn’t really remember it was an auspicious dive until I sat down to do my log this evening. The … Continue reading

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Emerald Pool

Today we move from mid Island to the south, into the capital of Dominica, Roseau. It takes us until 1:30 to pay up, ┬ácheck out, drive, check into the hotel and dive shop, buy gas and groceries. After all our … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving, Dominica Style

We have now dove in the north of Dominica (Portsmouth) and mid Island (Salisbury) and there is a different style of diving here than in, say Hawaii or Little Cayman or Virgin Gorda. The expectation here in Dominica is that … Continue reading

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Derelict Auto Repository

After plying the roads around Portsmouth and surrounding area for a few days, we notice an unusual phenomenon. It seems the curbside is a repository for derelict autos. Your van has engine trouble? Can’t get it started again? Leave it … Continue reading

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Back Under the Water

Today we dive again. Mid island this time. The dive shop is different and the routine is different. Arrive at 8.15, early for us and as soon as we are ready the boat leaves. Short ride. Beatrice gives the dive … Continue reading

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Topside

It’s a travel day and we are not diving. This is the ‘Nature Island’ so it is our plan to visit the forest and see what’s what. First stop Cabrits National Park. The peninsula is stategic from a military point … Continue reading

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A Sea of Red

We heard about a gathering to be held on the football pitch a few days ago and have asked around to see what it is all about. Yesterday, red flags started appearing on the telephone poles. Food stalls and a … Continue reading

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