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  1. A New Years Scuba Resolution...What's yours ?

    by , January 2nd, 2013 at 01:57 AM
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Size:  33.0 KBIt's already 2013...Wow! I feel that 2012 shot by so quick I almost missed it. So, now therefore is the traditional time of year that you make your resolution for the new year...time to start thinking. This could be painful! So, are you the traditionalist, the "I will diet", "I will stop drinking" , "I will be nicer "(maybe ?!) , or do you go for something more adventurous? Ok, so here's some food for thought, lets go BIG! Do something ...
  2. 3 Days of Liveaboard Shark Diving and more......Costa Rica

    by , December 8th, 2012 at 11:17 AM
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Size:  34.0 KBCano Island, one of the jewels of Costa Rica cited as some of the best if not, the best diving on the pacific coast, close to shore. It is a beautiful national park, situated about 40 nautical miles from Quepos. A protected island and surrounding area, home to many marine residents. There are a number of operators that run day trips to Cano island, full day, 2 dives to see this gem, but what if you want more ? Now available we have a Cano Island live aboard boat running ...
  3. So you want to be a PADI scuba Instructor ? What's involved ? (part 2 )

    by , September 5th, 2012 at 03:14 PM
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Size:  21.8 KB So your PADI Instructor course begins, what do you need to expect ? The PADI instructor course has evolved somewhat over the past few years and in 2009 underwent a new revamp including putting sections of it online. Now whilst I was initially opposed to this development, this past year I have decided to embrace this option completely because, not only does it allow you as an IDC candidate to study at your own pace, but it allows me to take the time we have during ...
  4. Close encounters of the Humpback kind...

    by , September 5th, 2012 at 01:55 PM
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Size:  42.0 KBTwice a year we are lucky enough in Costa Rica to have the humpback whales come though our waters here in Manuel Antonio. Each year the seasons happen when the whales migrate from the poles towards tropical waters in the winter, and then back during the summer. During January and February, humpbacks coming from California are near Isla del Cano, Manuel Antonio and the Osa peninsula. The females whales come to the Tropics and the warm waters to give birth. Later on they ...
  5. Some June Scuba Thoughts from Costa Rica....

    by , June 20th, 2012 at 02:32 PM
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Size:  94.3 KB June 20th already eek! The season is already starting to wind down a bit here (not much!) and finally I am getting to head out to Cano island this coming weekend. adventure diving here I come! I will post a full trip report when I get back after swimming with the sharks : ))) I have my official wish list for the trip, sharks, rays usual stuff but more importantly for me I will be looking for the slightly more elusive customers like frogfish, some cool brightly colored ...
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