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... is everything that recreational diving is not. There's a branch that goes deep, another where you go into wrecks, etc... Cave diving is likely the most strict, extreme and rigorous form of technical diving which exists. So 4 years ago, with ~40 dives under my belt I tracked down one of 3 men in Asia who's a cave diving instructor and asked to take the cavern class in Thailand. Cavern is the first stage of cave diving, the next being introduction to cave and the ...
... the Cenotes is a very interesting experience, it’s similar to cave diving but you are always pretty close to an opening so if things go wrong you can swim out. There are also a series of extra safety precautions to ensure all contingencies are covered. That being said I was a little nervous heading into my first dive. My guide Marco was excellent, he has been diving in Cenotes for over 12 years and his demeanor put me right at ease.
We dived at ...
... Cross Roads' by Joachim Liebschner for me) and soaked up as much sun as possible. According to the weather app we are expecting tropical storms for the rest of our stay. Whilst relaxing on the sun lounger we noted an enthusiastic chap selling tickets for an all night rave to some young 20 something's on the sun bed to our right who had arrived yesterday and were all (including the boys) fake tanned from head to toe. We ...
Today, I swam with dolphins. I've done sea lions and sea turtles before, but nothing quite as curious and fun to interact with as dolphins. They're the sea equivalent of sheep!
We did the Dolphinus - a company we work with - 45 minute tour which includes petting, kissing and hugging the dolphins, a foot push, dolphin jumps, and more. A great experience!
In the afternoon, we went to the neighboring park: ...
Mexico! We were so excited to do the diving today as Cozimio has the second largest reef in the world after Australia. But unfortunately it was cancelled due to the really bad weather that was happening around us. Safety first I guess. Us being typical Aussies were like "oh well lets get ******" and were lucky to join the Tequilia tasting. Bec and Mike were also on this tour so it ...
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