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... we again were able to get seats. There were people standing in the aisle for most of the trip and it got really hot every time we stopped as the only air flow was from the open windows. The drive through the countryside was nice passing numerous coconut plantations. We made one rest stop on the way to Ceiba at a truck-stop which was our only chance to buy food. The cinnamon buns looked really good so we each had a bun and a slice of pizza for lunch. It ...
Today we had our last two dives! We did one wreck dive and one reef dive. The shipwreck was really interesting to explore. One thing I particularly noticed about this wreck was the amount of growth that has happened on it. The ocean has successfully taken over the ship for it's own - coral, gorgonians, etc. have made it their home. We saw another beautiful green moray eel swimming over the ship deck, which I was very happy ...
... to species categories. An example of a species category is "LC" to represent "Live Coral". It was actually fun to put all of our work together to see what we could come up with. Jan, our professor, also gave us pictures of ourselves that he took underwater with his fancy camera. I'll post that with this entry for your viewing ...
With my tally of recorded dives one short to officially start the course Saturday afternoon was spent with a 12 other divers and instructors getting the one more dive I needed, actually got two in before the weather turned bad and we returned to the centre.
It's rainy season here at the moment which I was aware of when I booked to come. Rainy season seems to mean that it's mostly sunny or mostly cloudy and at some point in ...
... the pool. After a few more skills, we were ready to get in the water! We did two open water dives today in the ocean, and it was amazing. It will take some practice to be able to achieve perfect buoyancy underwater, but other than that it was pretty relaxing. We saw so many different organisms, too many to name. We have to continue doing skills underwater tomorrow, but by lunch time we should be certified! After diving, we had two lectures today: one on ...