Travel Blogs from Pemba Island
... handle the situation Muzee went for the tail and the gills, but missed and ended up with his fingers in its mouth. Needless to say it bit him and bit hard, its teeth were big and later I would find out like needles. The crew came to his aide with a screw driver and prized the fish’s mouth open, but not before Muzee let out two 'OOOOOOOOOO bloody fish!’ Muzee’s fingers were ok, they bled a lot, but fortunately he saw the funny side. As soon as he ...
... saved his life and took him to the surface; he was massively panicked!
The dive was off little significance, of course with the exception of the Scandinavian dice with death. I was left feeling a little disappointed because I had heard that diving was so good in Pemba, amongst the best in the world. After a surface interval chilling on the beach I would find out why.
The second dive was on Trigger Wall, which is ...
... first name only when I arrived in Pemba, ‘everybody knows him’. I doubted this would work, but I asked my guide and to my surprise, he said ‘everyone knows Muzee’. Low and behold on the way back to Chake Chake we bumped into him on his piki piki (motorcycle). I have only met him once at the Fowler’s wedding and after I reminded him who I was I was invited to dinner at his house that evening.
This was a ...
... aet a giant octopus and the next morning we took a barge back to Wete.
From there on I started to feel sick.
I slept a night at Archimedes house, in the night he woke me up telling me that he was going to Zanzibar Island with his brother the next day to see his new apartment there and asking me to join them and the next morning we took the ferry to ...
... fishing that still occurs illegally here though.
We also saw black and white snapper, pufferfish, anemonefish, lots of the little tobys, clearfin lionfish, trevally, giant triggerfish, many types of butterflyfish, dartfish and a dwarf lionfish. We even saw a marbled torpedo ray, which I love seeing. There were just fish everywhere, it was such a good dive. Definitely my ...
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