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... suits to protect them from any fiendish devils that might be in the sea at this time of year and not because of getting cold. The sea Temperature was in fact 27 degrees. WOW! Could not fault the staff or the equipment, it was an excellent choice of boat. Without doubt from what we have since heard this dive company is hugely better than the one we were originally booked on. ...
... the tree! It is in the nature reserve area now but that didn't stop Jimmy telling us to hug and climb it as trees love being touched in the rainforest! Joe was up in a flash! Next Stop - our first natural Lagoon which was called Lake Eachum. We all took a dip whilst jimmy prepared morning tea! We spotted baby turtles and Joe got a free pedicure off the fish that nibbled all the dead skin off his feet... Mmmm yummy! Morning tea ...
... can’t swim? After coming close to getting punched in the face from this poor bloke, she advises I sit tight on the raft for a minute while she sorts him out then she comes back to collect me. I swim and I am swimming, my heart pounds and my breath goes up and down like I have forgotten to breathe. I try not to think about the millions of sea urchants moments away from my lower body and try not to look around at the vast miles of nothingness around ...