Diving Pelican Inn
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... services), as well as organising someone to pick us up from the bus station. Which was lucky, as we didn’t arrive until about 8.30pm in the end. Daniel, the owner of the hostel, picked us up and drove us to the local ATM and supermarket to get food. The hostel was a bit odd; it was basically a big house on an estate, with 2 huge dorm rooms and a lounge. That said, it did the job for one night, and we were all sorted to head off to Utila the next morning. Easy – kind ...
... goes off completely. I am told by the manager of the office that this is a weekly occurrence and the only thing is they don't know when it will happen morning or night and it is due to the infrastructure and costs of power supply and evidently it is a cost issue for the govt. It will last 5 hours he says. So here we are in a stinking hot and sweaty place with no power. We have our fruit breakfast and luckily the gas stove lets me boil water for coffee and we ...
... with the pretext that he was trying to escape.
The prison has seen violence before. In 2003, 68 prisoners were burned to death in what officially was an accidental fire. The unofficial opinion is that the prisoners were locked into an area, as they were troublesome members of the Mara street gang, that gasoline was poured into the cell area and the accidental fire occurred. Other prison fires have claimed even more lives in Honduran prisons, so ...
... my training, I looked back on my first day underwater and smiled wide. My initial feelings of fear and discomfort were replaced with confidence and excitement. Equalizing became second nature, and the pre-diving safety checklist was now effortless. I even learned to deal with and even enjoy the feeling of having water in my nostrils. It meant I was diving, exploring the underwater world.
It was very special sharing my excitement ...
... with the amount of air in my BCD until I felt like I was able to control my buoyancy purely through breathing, which I think is one of the most amazing and calming things about diving. Of course seeing all the coral, and aqua life is amazing. But the feeling of complete control just by breathing in deeply or out continuously is amazing. You want a closer look at some coral you breathe out, continually breathe out and you will descend, just before you reach your ...