Island Vinnies Tropical Beach Cabana
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... we wait for the boat to fill up before we leave. They are so strict on safety which is good in a way, everywhere has Tourist police and Tourist Life guards, you’re forced to wear your life vests and they wont leave without you wearing it yet they don’t seem to pay that much attention and life vests are universal despite saying between 32kg and 90kg they are put on 3 year olds and grotesque mammoths!!! We of course comply despite Laura’s issue it will impede ...
... off but all good fun with good senses of
humour. Today we were just learning exercises so our first dive was
devoted to learning how to loose our regulators (the thing in your
mouth that supplies you with air) and find it, how to clear your mask
under water and take it off and on. We were soon in the water and it
soon became apparent that our two Indian buddies were not natural
divers. They both had serious buoyancy issues and kept floating away
... to see us off (we know they didn't really but let us have our wistful moments please)
Anyway it's more than our little friend did. She saw our bags packed and was off. No last look back at us or little whine to say don't go. Huh!
So time to move on again and to leave the island you have to book a ferry. Trouble is you can only get a ticket on the day of travel and tickets are not always available. The main land rings ahead with the ...
... once again, we were the only ones there, so we enjoyed a mango each and went on our way to return the bikes and catch our ferry to Havelock Island. It was another 2 hour ferry journey to Havelock, so once again, we found a spot on deck and took in our beautiful surroundings. We were there in no time! We had a long and hot walk to find some accommodation. Havelock wasn't as cheap as Neil, so we struggled to find anything for ...
... the coral with their heavy-duty teeth, and puffer fish, though none of them inflated. Also shoals of tiny fish milling around small crevices and larger bream-like fish the size of dinner plates. It easily the best snorkeling I've ever done. I then explored the rock pools and again found the lethargic lionfish, taking photos whilst taking care not to fall in (one sting could easily kill a man outright). When I emerged from the water and up the beach Kate tried to take ...