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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 ...
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The longer you interact with something the more apparent the cracks in the paintwork appear. I'm sure that the dive centre is suffering financially, they have bought lots of new equipment recently but of the five dive boats they own, three are working and two of those take it in turns to break down. Yesterday morning the after our second dive the captain couldn't start the engine and we had to ...
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 ...
... 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 ...