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... to leave, Ben spotted a fin in the water - there were some dolphins swimming around the harbour.
The ferry journey took 2hrs 30mins, but I do wonder if it would be quicker to swim across as it seemed to be going really slowly! Ben and Lucy spent most of the time sat inside in the cool of the shade. I didn't want to miss anything so spent my time out on the deck looking for wildlife and enjoying the views. We arrived on ...
... and that even if cooked at very high temperatures, found that some of these were still alive. Yucky. I did a quick search on the internet and found the following link quite interesting (http://draxe.com/why-you-should-avoid- pork/), you make up your own mind, but please don’t shoot the messenger.
Maybe I will still ease up a bit on my pork apprehension going forward…
Monday (6 July 2015)
We woke up this morning to the news that Greece voted no ...
... then a pool dive for a couple hours in the afternoon. The pool dive was the hook. After learning the sets of skills we needed for the ocean, and performing them relatively easily, I could not wait for day 3. When breathing underwater you really want to have a calm, steady breath. Thanks to yoga, I was able to apply some breathing techniques underwater and learned how to minimize my air intake during the dives. Day 3 was our first two dives in the gulf ...
... and third dive the boat took us to the Japanese garden (dive site) and Twins (dive site), with another instructor, Nicky couldn't finish the course with us because of circumstances. Diving is quite an exercise, due to this we spend the night, relaxing with some good food.
The last (fourth) day we had our theoretical exams and two dives at the Sail rock (dive site) up to 18 meter deep. It took two hours to get to Sail rock, because the morning dive usually ...
... far steeper, and waves me ahead taking the camera to try and get to the viewpoint. After carrying on for what feels like 2km and still no sight of an opening, I go to meet Nat and we head back down. Carrying on cruising around on the moped we stop off for Nat to do some light shopping, and back at the bungalow refresh for dinner and a stroll along the beach, so I can let the inferno in my mouth cool from the hottest Thai red curry known to ...
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