Scuba Diving in Huatulco – the marine life of Oaxaca

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Diving in Huatulco

A few days ago we went for two dives in Huatulco, my favorite city in Mexico. Huatulco lays in Oaxaca on the Pacific coast and has plenty of interesting marine life. The water is lovely for snorkeling and great for diving. The visibility that we had was only about 7 to 8 meters, but that gave us no issues as the macro life is beautiful. The water temperature was about 27 degrees and with a maximum depth of 18 meters near the coast. We dove at two dive spots; El Laberinto and Morro Maguey. I liked the second spot better for the thousands of porcupinefish. Those creatures are simply adorable!
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Getting ready for a year of diving in the Maldives

Diving in the Maldives

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A new adventure has come across our path and with this comes a new destination. Thom and I will spend 2018 as dive instructors for a brand new resort.

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Freediving – a new passion on one breath

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Freediving.

A word that brings many different pictures to mind. It could show the image of a person jumping from a high board that itself is a spring. Jumping into a deep pool from higher grounds. Perhaps it reminds you of a song or a movie. To me it brings memories of being one with the ocean on one breath. One single breath.
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Doing a PADI IDC in Bocas – becoming diving instructors

padi-owsi-idc-bocas-wanderlustIn the beginning of 2017 Thom and I did the IDC. But what’s an IDC? It stands for Instructor Development Course! As we both are passionate divers it didn’t take us long to make the decision to go from PADI divemaster to instructor.

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