Tag Archives: Diving

Swimming With Whale Sharks And Dolphins

Utila must be a lucky island as we have all managed to tick off a few firsts in the few days we’ve been here. 15 of us paid just 33 pounds each for a 2 tank dive which lasted nearly … Continue reading

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Jabs & An Armed Robbery

For those interested, we had our vaccinations last week, having Yellow Fever, DTP and obtaining a week’s supply of malaria tablets to keep for jungle treks in Guatemala. Rob also had Hepatitis A. The process was a little long winded … Continue reading

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Memories To Last A Lifetime

During just 1 dive this week, at 18th Palm, we saw 3 breathtaking sights, which will stay with us always. Firstly we found a bright yellow frogfish, a rare sight as they are normally well camouflaged but this time it … Continue reading

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Dancing Underwater Whilst Waiting For ‘The’ Weather Window

Whilst we continue using up our dive tank refill cards with lovely early morning dives under the boat, we are checking the weather daily to establish if the forecasts are accurate and we have a good pattern emerging. Last Friday … Continue reading

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Boat Maintenance, Diving & Socialising In Bonaire

Life is easy in Bonaire, surrounded by friends to socialise with and tied up to quiet moorings. We get uninterrupted sleep and wake up to the cool of the morning, the best time to go running along the waterfront or … Continue reading

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Final Week In Bonaire

We should be exchanging house contracts this week providing there aren’t any last minute hitches.  In England and Wales, house buying and selling is a long drawn out process and it will have taken over 3 months from acceptance of … Continue reading

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Domestic Bliss – Really A Post For Non-Sailors!

Not sure quite where the weeks are going but we are certainly enjoying our stay in Bonaire, despite the red dust which settles on the boat and makes it filthy.  Having the hatches open allows it to settle on everything … Continue reading

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First Week In Bonaire & Plans For Next Season

Interestingly, despite only cat napping for no longer than 10-minute stretches for 4 nights, we weren’t tired enough to sleep when we arrived at 0700 so went straight to Customs.  Perhaps we could have continued surviving on that sleep pattern … Continue reading

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Saba – Simply Delightful

I am writing from Antigua – we made it back for my flight with 5 days to spare. ☺ Visiting Saba (pronounced Sayba) for just a day was well worth the trip as the tiny island is beautiful and everyone … Continue reading

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Still Parched In Tyrrel Bay

A couple of very brief rain showers arrived recently but nowhere near enough. Some of the restaurants have just days left in their cisterns and rely on catching water for their premises. Many houses are empty, being holiday homes, so … Continue reading

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