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... Deb - who decided to leave Hoga because she preferred the jungle and Dom - actually quite normal. For the first couple of days, we learnt the theory and completed the confined water dives, then we moved onto the open water dives. There were skills required to pass the Open Water which mostly were fine, but for those of us who suffer from reverse-nasal-water-disorder (father, you'll sympathise with ...
... bamboo and netting that guide the unsuspecting fish along into a collection point at the end. They work with tides and the catch is collected by the fishermen during the low tide. These are what I'm focussing my research on. The fisheries team comprised of myself, my supervisor Michelle - from the Seychelles, dissertation student Ashley - very Welsh and a real hoot, Nusi - Queen of Kaledupa, Andar - King of Sampella and Belluro - the most feared man on Kaledupa (the ...
... of lifestyle, perhaps slightly more developed. We started by checking out the farming techniques, helping the locals dig up the yams and then scrape them clean with bamboo knives. Right up my street, especially now The Den vegetable plot is flourishing. We helped the locals cook the yams then sat down for another feast of seafood. Yam fries, lampis lampis, dumplings, corn pouches, muscles, clam and veg soup. I am 110% putting on weight this ...
... we stayed on Hoga and headed to the north end of the beach to where the island's Bajo community live. These are the 'Indonesian island people'. They live a basic/v.chilled/could be interpreted as lazy, lifestyle. We spent the day chatting with the village's headman, playing football with the children (I subbed off - dead weight) and drinking a repulsive coconut-sugar drink the women offered us. Back at the lodge I went for my first snorkel in the tropics! Good thing ...
... Not bad! Included in this are daily lunches, 9 dives, transportation to the far west Marine Park and Menjangan Island (1 ½ hour drive and 30 minute boat trip), then the following day, a 2 hour transport to Tulamben for dives on the USAT Liberty shipwreck, a night dive in Lovina, and one night accommodation. BOOM! To top it off, I basically get to redo the entire Open Water Course with David for free, talk about ...