New Heaven Resort
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... to come to the surface for that pesky oxygen. The sea life in Koh Tao is amazing and I found diving almost meditative. Moving slowly, breathing slowly and enjoying the beauty of the ocean. As a part of the course you have to do exercises under water, like take off your mask, put it back on and clear it, or jump on and off your buddy's oxygen supply and other skills. Our dive instructors were great and we felt super safe the whole time. Aside ...
... do around the Vipassana retreat I hope I get into. So in town I am at Lime n Soda Resort. Air con, a hot shower!!!, swimming pool and shops. It's a quiet resort on the beach so still very peaceful. Sunset on this side of the island is full of colour. It's not a tough thing to sit at the bar drinking a happy hour cocktail watching the sun go down. I found a yoga studio about 5 minutes walk from here and have had ...
... behind it was such a beautiful place.
The next day I was at the dive shop for my course. This was the theory section and was classroom based. I had to watch video's, learn about the stresses of diving, what causes it and how to spot it in myself or others. After a full day with my head in a book I had to go home, read the rest of the book and answer all the test questions. I got a take away pad thai and spent the ...
... The next morning we met our instructors Iain and Bryan and did theory before having a afternoon pool session, practicing with the equipment and techniques. I had an initial glitch where I discovered I've made it to 26 without being able to consciously breath through my mouth, kind of an essential for diving - "you're not breathing?" "I don't think I understand how to breathe through my mouth.", I quickly learnt and got used to breathing through a regulator. This later became a ...
... Lol Nonetheless, I was definitely more relaxed at the end - and that's always a good thing. I followed up the reiki with a "coconut wash" and steam bath. This involves slathering yourself with coconut oil and sitting in a steam room for 20-30 minutes. It was also pretty relaxing and probably good for my skin and hair, although all evening I kept getting this faint whiff of toasted coconut - I smelled like a tasty dessert. ...