Tag Archives: Tortola

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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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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Virgin Gorda – The Baths

A couple of weeks ago – oh my God, time FLIES! – I decided it was time to visit a new island in the BVI, and headed off to Virgin Gorda for the day.  You can see Spanish Town from … 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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What else I do in the BVI

Since I’m spending a couple of days land-locked until my sinuses clear up, what more perfect opportunity to relate some of the other things to do in the BVI besides dive.  To be honest, there’s not a whole lot of … Continue reading

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DM in the BVI – Week 3

Week 3 was hectic!  I managed to get all of my swims done, including the brutal 15 minute tread.  Technically PADI requires that you tread or float for 15 minutes, with the last two minutes with your hands, to the … Continue reading

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DM – How it works

Life here on Tortola has been ramping up!  I’ve gotten a few things checked off the To Do To Be A DM List, but still have quite a few more to go. I understand that the world of diving, and … Continue reading

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