Category Archives: Diving

Nha Trang: diving and eating

We arrived in Nha Trang at sunrise, dropped our bags at the hotel, and headed for the beach. I rented a lounger and an umbrella for the day (35 000 VND $2.25 CAD) and then lay there all day. That’s … Continue reading

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Backpacker to Bachelorette

So. It’s been a while since I’ve really written anything of substance on here. A long while. Does that mean I haven’t been doing anything of substance. Well, yes and no. Yes, because my life now is certainly not what … Continue reading

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Naxos: The TEAM!

I’ve been back in Vancouver one week, and just as I thought, I’m missing my team in Naxos.  Not just a normal “oh that was so fun, I miss those guys” kind of missing . . . but a really … Continue reading

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This one’s for the boys (and Eimear)

With less than a week left in Salalah, I find myself daily taking stock of this most recent experience.  Today was my last day of work, tonight is my last Thursday night at Oasis, Monday is my last rugby practice. Back in … Continue reading

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My life is not a ‘permanent vacation’

I updated my Facebook status a while back, and a friend commented partially in jest that they thought my life was a ‘permanent vacation’.  I’ve known this friend since I was 4, and while I knew she was kidding around a … Continue reading

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Mating Octopus at China Wreck

A couple of weeks ago, while diving on China Wreck, my buddy and I came across a pair of mating octopus. Luckily, we saw them just before they ‘hooked up’, and since they weren’t shy, we managed to watch them … Continue reading

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Video: A turtle of Oman!

At the end of January, I managed to get a weekend off and went camping in Mirbat with some friends.  Of course, I brought some tanks and gear along and my friend and I went in search of his first … Continue reading

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