As with most diving holidays, there’s an early start involved. Why Mother Nature decided the best things should happen at stupid o’clock in the morning is beyond me. But we’re up at 6.15, for breakfast and a 7.20 boat launch. It’s still dark. My wetsuit it too tight, and I’m walking like a neoprened Quasimodo. Im wearing a stupid red beanie hat, and I feel daft. But the adrenaline is more than making up for it. … More Sardine Run Day 3: Into the Boat
At the start of the year, I was asked to partake in a cultural exchange. My boyfriend, an avid skier bought me lessons for Christmas: sheepishly admitting his present was, at that time, more for his benefit than mine – he loved his ski holidays and wanted to take me with him on the next one. Now, at that point, I fully admit to being a little apprehensive. My only skiing experience to date at age 14 had ended in a disagreement with a fence, and on top of that, aren’t holidays for going diving anyway?? Having had no prior knowledge of exactly what a skiing holiday consisted of, I was a little unsure. However, after realising the potential for a skill swap hiding in this opportunity, I agreed to try out snowboarding … More A Scuba Diver’s Guide to Snowboarding
Where did the time go?
It only seems like a month or so since I got back from the Indonesian jungle. But I’ve not posted since I got back, and this place has been bereft of stories and photos since September. Wow. Bad blogger.
… More Plans for 2012: Snow, Sardines and Slightly more blogging.
This week’s postcard comes to you from underwater! Taken this week on Batee Gla (meaning slippery rock) in Pulau Weh, this photo is of two large Moray eels sharing a hiding place, while having a breather in the open current. … More Tuesday Postcard – Week 3 – Moray eels