Posts tagged: Bonaire

I thought they’d blend in more…

In addition to our many shore dives, we also went out on a few boat dives during our trip.  The boat dives were short single tank dives that left from Buddy’s dock and mostly went to dive spots around Kleine Bonaire (the island across the water from our resort). One of the amazing things about […]

Thursday May 3rd, 2012 in , , , , | No Comments »

Dusty roads and not so rusty trucks

Before we left on the trip, Tim and I were firing emails back and forth discussing logistics, doing web-recon on potential dive sites, and getting each other excited about the upcoming trip.  I think Tim summed it up best… You know, I’ve been having fantasies about this trip.  I can just see us cavalierly tossing […]

Monday April 30th, 2012 in , , , | 2 Comments »

Dive! Dive! Dive!

This was it!  We sat had sat through the orientation.  We had received our gear.  We knew where the secret key was. We had our choice between diving the resort reef, going out on one of the dive boats, or hoping in our pickup truck and heading off down the dusty roads to one of […]

Sunday April 29th, 2012 in , , , | No Comments »

Lights in the water

The day had started at 3:30am with a quick shower, cab ride to the airport, flight to Atlanta and then on to Bonaire, check-in, car rental, unpacking, and a little bit of hacking. Now finally, it was time to relax. We kicked back at a seaside table in the hotel restaurant. The sun fell rapidly […]

Saturday April 28th, 2012 in , , , | 5 Comments »

The pirates of Bonaire

Avast ye maties, don’t tell us we can’t use your internet.  Prepare to be boarded! Yes, less than one day after our arrival, and being told the internet was “unavailable”, we bumped into a fellow who had managed to get online.  He was surrounded by a group of worshippers carrying laptops and ipads and seeking […]

Saturday April 28th, 2012 in , , , | No Comments »