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It’s a Forest Out There

Bonaire’s reef is in fantasic shape. It has been a national park for many years and has flourished under the protection of the law. Everything is in abundance. In fact it is hard to find those special things because there … Continue reading

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Rest Day

Karlendijk is bigger than when we were here 6 years ago but it is really much the same. I could not remember the routes to take here or there but that just took a couple of days and some things … Continue reading

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In Search of Supper on a Monday Night

It is after 6 o’clock and we are starving. Murray has this list he compiled from reading Trip Advisor and under the Italian restaurants, a place called Mona Lisa is identified. We decide to go there. Normally we read menus … Continue reading

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Benefits of Scuba Diving for more than a week

Tonight over supper of Chicken Pesto Pasta for Murray and Garlic Shrimp for me, we discuss the benefits of going on a scuba diving trip that is longer than one week. Our usual time frame for a dive trip is … Continue reading

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Diving in Bonaire

We shore dive up and down the west coast of Bonaire. The diving is very doable for all levels of divers and there is lots to see. The south has more soft corals. Sea Fans and Sea Plumes and Swollen-Knob … Continue reading

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An eel of a day!

Today is a day for eels. We have not seen many in the four days we have been diving. Today we see five, three smaller and two huge! Murray and I are swimming back towards our marker point on our … Continue reading

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The People We Meet

When we do boat diving or go on a liveaboard, we meet and talk to the same people for a few days or even a week. We get to know folks, even develop friendships with them. Shore diving, with just … Continue reading

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Debbie’s “Process”

Accountant/Engineer, no matter how free floating, there is still quite a bit of rigidity in that brain. Diving could be a matter of life and death so to make sure we are set each time we dive, Debbie works out … Continue reading

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3 am wake up call and wonderful diving…..

MEEEEH, MEEEEH, MEEEEH, MEEEEH, MEEEEH. WHAT THE F**K IS THAT? Emergency. An emergency is always good at 3am. Keeps you on the edge, you know. I don’t think we have ever been out of bed so fast. It is good … Continue reading

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First Day of Shore Diving on Bonaire

Every diver coming to dive Bonaire has to do a briefing and check out dive before going out on his or her own. We arrive at AB Dive for 9:00 and get filled in on on “dos and don’ts”. Easy. … Continue reading

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