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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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Diving the Aquarium

Aquarium is one of my favourite dive sites in Mirbat, and one we don’t often get to dive. I managed to take one diver there on Jan 21, 2014, and as he was bringing his camera I took mine as … Continue reading

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Happy Travel Anniversary to me!

Three years ago, I left Vancouver for South Africa via London, with plans and planes booked to spend time in Asia and Australia, and anywhere else in between.  We all know how that one turned out: I started diving in … Continue reading

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24 hours on Amorgos

The last four weeks have been some of the busiest and most rewarding since March; my last real divemaster gig on the Central Coast of BC.  Zakynthos ended up to be a major bust – I not-so-affectionately refer to my … Continue reading

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I moved!

A couple of weeks ago it was becoming increasingly clear to me that Zakynthos was not the place to be.  I’d spent 8 weeks sitting in a dive shop doing nothing all day.  I was constantly asked to lie to … Continue reading

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I’m FAMOUS!

There is a very famous journalist in Greece who is from Zakynthos.  His name is Giorgos Aggelos Georgiadis, and he’s been around the world covering wars, famines and civil unrest for the over 30 years.  He got tired of all … Continue reading

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Trying to get rid of the ‘skinny fat’

When I started diving in earnest, back in December of 2011 in Australia, I also started to lose weight.  It was a full-body transformation.  I was spending up to 12 days at sea on the liveaboard, and eating nothing but … Continue reading

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Exploring Klemtu Underwater

With only 2 students in the course, and more free time than we knew what to do with, we did a lot of exploring underwater.  Saying there is not much to do in Klemtu is an understatement . . . … Continue reading

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Exploring Klemtu

Half-way through March, and most of the way through the day, Matt and I managed to get over our celebratory hang-overs in time to make it to the band store to pick up some last-minute supplies for the trip up … Continue reading

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