Monthly Archives: March 2012

Our Last Day in Bonaire and a few practical tips for traveling to the Island

This is our last day in Bonaire.  Resting, packing, and a little more island exploring is on the agenda.  We headed into town to grab lunch and just walk around the city center.  Most shops were closed from 12:30-2:00 for … Continue reading

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Final Day of Diving

We have to stay out of the water for 24 hours after completing our final dive before we fly, so this is our last day of diving.  Two wonderful dives today to 18 Palms and Country Garden.  It was sprinkling when … Continue reading

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Eels and a milestone dive

Thursday’s diving was really special, dives 199 and 200.  I had the camera today, but no strobe.  These were the least picturesque dives of the week, but you’ll see there was still a lot to photograph (all pictures from the previous … Continue reading

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“Lionfish Reef”

We had originally scheduled afternoon boat diving, so I was half asleep when the knock came at the door at 7:45 am to let us know there was a schedule change and that we needed to be at the Dive … Continue reading

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Windsurfing, Wild Donkeys, and Rocky’s first night dive

I was back at the supermarket on Monday afternoon picking up supplies for a shared dinner with friends who had rented a house on the island near our resort-a wonderful spot on the Barkadera. Tuesday morning, anticipating our night dive, … Continue reading

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Our first dives

We did our first dive in Bonaire on our arrival day, but not before taking a nap for several hours after our red-eye flight.  We are staying at the Caribbean Club which is affiliated with Buddy Dive.  We stayed at … Continue reading

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Arriving in Bonaire

The flight from Houston was direct, but a red-eye.  We left at midnight and arrived in the early morning.  You immediately know you are on island time.  They slowly added staff at passport control to accommodate the arrivals from our … Continue reading

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