Tag Archives: shore diving

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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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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Camera Housing Update

We have put our investigators’ hats on to figure out what caused the leak in the camera housing. We had determined that the leak was either caused by user error (me) or by an actual leak in the housing. The … Continue reading

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Homeward Bound

We wrote the last two blog posts on the flight from Bonaire to Houston, with plans to post them in the Houston airport.  Both the Edmonton and Calgary airports have free WIFI zones, so we made the crazy assumption that … Continue reading

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The Underwater World

I am always amazed at the calming effect that diving has.  Once we are into the water, down at depth, I relax and watch. I love watching the interactions of the fish.  A trumpet fish swimming next to, above, below … Continue reading

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Murray writes a blog post, Debbie falls asleep

Our typical day……… alarm goes off eat breakfast post last night’s blog post haul dive gear to the boat dock load dive gear onto boat dive unload dive gear from boat haul dive gear to truck load zone wait for … Continue reading

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Bonaire Day ?;Can’t remember what day it is

The date, the day of the week and the number of days we’ve been here are all a blur. That’s cool though. We don’t really have to know. Our tasks are about the same every day, get up, dive, eat. … Continue reading

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Shore dive all around

The new crew didn’t want of venture too far outside their comfort zone so Debbie and I chose to forgo our morning boat dive and start out on the shore. J and S had trouble clearing there ears and decided … Continue reading

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New Certified Divers

R, J, B, and S graduated today. A big moment. The apprehension is still there, but they do feel that they can dive with us. They do not understand that we can dive together and each of us can enjoy … Continue reading

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