Monthly Archives: May 2013

Take me out to the Ballgame

Its Memorial Day and what better way to spend the day than a baseball game.  Ok, it is indoors, but come on its Houston and its 90 degrees (F) outside.  For my non-American readers, Memorial Day is our day of … Continue reading

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Rocky reaches 100 dives and the Elbow at Turneffe Atoll, Belize

Well it can’t always be fabulous.  After a terrific day of diving at the Blue Hole and Half Moon Cay, we tried unsuccessfully to reach one of the Atoll’s top dive sites, Lindsey’s Back Porch.  Swimming into heavy current for … Continue reading

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Diving the Blue Hole and Turneffe Atoll, Belize

We started our second day of diving with a “test dive” for the Blue Hole, a controlled 130 ft. dive.  (Our recreational limits are normally 110 feet.) For the test dive, we will be going to 115 feet and the … Continue reading

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Diving in Belize at the Turneffe Atoll

With just a few days of recovery from India and still jet-lagged, Rocky and I are headed to Belize for some post-semester diving.  Rocky is just as tired as I am.  He finished finals at 10 pm, moved out of … Continue reading

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Taj Mahal and Agra, India

Stepping out of the terminal in Delhi, the heat immediately strikes one; it is dry.  What a change this is from the coastal Indian cities we have been visiting.  The hotel representative was there to help us inside baggage claim … Continue reading

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Mumbai (Bombay) and Bandra, India

Today is our Mumbai tour with Fabian.  We started us off in the Fort area with a showing of some of the historical buildings and the beautiful St. Thomas Church, formerly Anglican and now used by the Church of Northern … Continue reading

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The Gateway of India and the Elephanta Caves, Mumbai

Today we are in Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay.  The late arrival of the pilot and the customs officials meant we missed our noon arrival and tours left later than expected.  We are doing a full day tour of Mumbai … Continue reading

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