Tag Archives: Bonaire

Monday’s Gem of the Day

When we were in Bonaire in 2018, we had lunch at one of the food trucks along the beach by the airport. We went back there several times during our stay because the burgers were so tasty. We were sad … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Gem of the Day

I cannot resist. Today’s gem is the turtle who swam by us. We were swimming into shore after a wonderful dive at a dive site called Windsock when the turtle crossed our path.

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Coral Paradise Resort

The Gem of the Day is the Coral Paradise Resort where we are staying. Murray and I think this is the only place to stay in Bonaire. The resort is owned by two Canadians, Caroline and Vincent. They are great … Continue reading

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Bonaire in May

Surprise! We are in Bonaire! Our friend B wanted to go diving really bad and asked if we wanted to go to Bonaire. After considering for about 3 seconds, we said sure! We then contacted our Syracuse, New York friends … Continue reading

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Our Bonaire Dive Trip

Murray and I came to Bonaire hoping to make up for lost dives in the 19 months of pandemic isolation. We have dived and dived while here and as much as I think I am over dived right now, I … Continue reading

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Creature of the Day – Sea Anemones

Everyone knows about anemones from the movie Finding Nemo. They are the habitat for Clownfish in the Pacific, but in the Caribbean, they are habitat for Pederson Cleaner Shrimp, Yellowline Arrow Crabs, Squat Anemone Shrimp and Spotted Cleaner Shrimp. There … Continue reading

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Fish of the Day – Lionfish

The myth behind the Lionfish in the Caribbean is that they were brought to this side of the world in the bilge of a freighter and got released into the water. They have no natural predators in the Caribbean, so … Continue reading

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Art Under the Waves

Along with fishes and creatures, I like to take pictures of what could be called art. If I see cool lighting of a coral, or a mixture of colours, I will snap a photo. Here are some of my creations … Continue reading

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Fish of the Day – Trumpetfish

Trumpetfish are one of my favourite fishes. They are long, sometimes almost a metre, and have a snout that almost looks like a horse. They belong to the same order as seahorses and coronetfish. They come in an assortment of … Continue reading

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Creature of the Day – Crab

When we dive, we are always on the look out for crabs. Tiny ones, large ones, hairy ones and hiding ones. This Batwing Coral Crab was sitting out in the open on a piece of coral when we swam by. … Continue reading

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