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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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Happy New Year (and merry belated holiday season!)

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been a MONTH since my last post!!  Just goes to show how busy working at a 5 Star PADI Resort in the Caribbean during the totally manic holiday season can be! My internship only geared … Continue reading

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Pro-Internship in the BVI: LOVING IT!!

So I’m a DM!  Yay!  Not exactly a life-long dream, but certainly something I’ve had on my mind since my first dive just over 2 years ago.  To date, I’ve logged about 220 dives, most of them this year, and … Continue reading

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DM – Done!

After a couple of days laying low, I felt better enough to head back out on the water and try to tick off the final boxes of my DM.  I managed to lead my last DSD to qualify for my … Continue reading

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DM in the BVI – Week 4

The last week and a half has been busy in terms of getting things signed off for my DM.  Every day it seems like I’ve been putting the skills I’ve learnt to use: leading certified divers, helping with students, making … Continue reading

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DM in the BVI – Week 2

Since the last time I posted, I’ve logged nearly 5 hours of bottom time.  While that might not seem like a lot of hours spread over the past week, it means I’ve been diving every day except 2. My fun … Continue reading

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DM – week one!

Alright, so apparently being a dry suit diver did NOT help me with my 24 basic Open Water and Skin Diving skills.  I was absolutely abysmal at the mast removal and replacement; Day 2 of my DM was definitely not … Continue reading

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