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... on his head so he didn’t drink it all. He wants tea on the next feed. We don’t have any water to make tea so we have all donated our green tea and put it by the engine to warm up.
Bryan gave 9/10
09:45 Stroke count 62
Coming into Hin Wong now
10:00 Green Tea 300ml
He wants custard next time
Bryan gave 10/10
Message from Steve at Hacienda: - get your finger out or I will have eaten your ...
... ago. We loved the place just as much as I fell in love with it back then. Our bungalow was a stones throw from the beach and of course we went diving again! It was just as fantastic as always, especially one dive spot named 'Japanese Gardens' known for it's beautiful coral and diverse macro life. Our dive instructors were lovely and inspired us to definitely keep up the scubaing whenever we can.
Not only did we manage to squeeze in a couple of fun dives, but also ...
... salad'. I had a taste from home, and chose pesto scrambled eggs with avocado on rye bread - delicious, and just what the doctor ordered! Of course it was also important for us to hydrate, so we drank a lot of water, before heading into the classroom for the afternoon. Tanya took us through the theory side of the practical lessons we had learnt that morning. Then after checking our homework, we watched another short video, just 30 minutes this time, and were sent away with more ...
... setting a bearing with the compass and judging distance with kick cycles. We were at a wonderful patch of coral with great colourful fish!
After, I completed the paperwork and got certified for the Advanced Open Water-woo!
After lunch we were taken to the pier to find out the boat we booked to leave the island was cancelled due to the bad weather at sea. Instead we have to pay more (as is always the case in Thailand) to get the only boat, ...
... sipping 50 baht beers. We were so tired that we fell asleep on our open top ferry, and awoke with a perfect farmers tan on our forearms and the pastiest of pale skin beneath our t shirts. Great!
Our first stop was the absolute gem Koh Tao, a small island surrounded by beautiful coral, making it a Mecca for cheap scuba diving expeditions. It was here that our love affair with hiring motorbikes and scooters began. £3 ...