Tag Archives: Great Barrier Reef

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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Bali: Under Water

After the long evening at the trance ceremony, I slept in as long as I could without feeling guilty of wasting the day and then set out intent on seeing some more temples.  I bartered for a driver for half … Continue reading

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Leaving the life I love

I am once again writing from an airport.  Cairns Airport this time, a place I’ve been a few times now, on my way in and out of what I reckon is the best city in Australia.  I’m leaving the life … Continue reading

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Loving the life I lead

As I was walking down the street yesterday, I realized just how much I love my life. Despite the fact that I haven’t felt truly rested in several weeks, don’t actually have a place to call ‘home’ and sleep either … Continue reading

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The last 6 days; or, the first 6 days of 2012

My oh my 2012 has gotten off to a great start! I was out at sea for New Years, and we had a fantastic and rather rowdy group of guests on the boat.  I have to admit I was a … Continue reading

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Christmas at sea

I’m typing this on New Years Eve, as 20 odd people are jumping off the port side of TAKA into the dark waters surrounding Pixie’s Reef.  I’ve opted out of the night dive tonight because, well, I showered today: with … Continue reading

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Breaking Glass

I’m still out at sea, day 8 of 12, and my first dive of the day was very interesting indeed.  We moored up to Lighthouse Bommie, one of my favourite sites, with two mooring lines and jumped in the water … Continue reading

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