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... and our guide was a lot of fun.
We learnt that Bonair is essentially an island made of coral and some houses are built over caves which are inhabited by bats. Given that bats are essential to the eco system of Bonair, the caves stay therefore the bats stay and the eco system remains intact. Somehow the houses get built despite the intricacies of the eco system.
I noticed that a lot of ...
... views of the entire island. Our ship was the standout view, as it towered over the low buildings in Kralendijk. There is a small monument here as well. On the distant horizon to the west we could even see Curacao. The visibility was unlimited on this perfect day.
We drove down the mountain and again passed through the capital. Our excellent guide mentioned that there are only 4 gas stations on the entire island, and we passed two of them. Both had lines. We ...
... them, so our photos made them look like oversized pink mosquitoes. We only saw about 20 or so during a quick bus stop from the window. We were told they are pink in color because they eat pink shrimp…really! The truth is they are born with white feathers that eventually turn pink after they mature; and learn to find their own food. At any rate we were very disappointed not being able to see them up close and personal.
... The base of the ship is at 90 feet with the top at about 60 feet. There were multiple large barracuda and a tarpon. I took a picture of a night sergeant that was living near the propeller and he got mad, swam out to me, bit me on the hand, and then swam back in towards the propeller. It was really funny! As we were finishing circling the wreck Colin Burdine’s BCD got a leak, making him sink to 90 ...
... the second boat dive of the day would get us back to close to comfort for re-boarding the ship; so we did a great dive from the pier and saw a lot of pretty coral and schools of fish and a couple of barracudas. Now what was really cool about this dive is how quickly the wall sloped downward. We were told a couple of times in our dive brief to make sure we watched our depth, because the ...