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Lake Jackson, Texas
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    1. Fish&beer
      Hello Dan, It looks very promising I will make the Oct. Tiger shark trip on the Dolphin Dream. Just a few questions though- What is the approx cost of the trip plus when & how much of a deposit is needed. Also is the deposit refundable? If you need to contact me- Here is my personal e-mail= jerry_dives@hotmail.com Thx Jerry Seawell
    2. GAFUN
      When you were at Ramons, did you get the meal plan? My wife and I are trying to decide if we should get the meal plan
      at $75 a day per person. Or just pay at the resort and eat some meals outside the resort. Were most other restaurants open?
      1. Dan
        No I didn’t. There are plenty of restaurants within walking distance along the beach. I paid less than $75/day for the meal.
        Apr 15, 2021
    3. aquabluegreg
      Hi Dan,
      I got a message from Bradley Condo you were trying to reach me but got some odd message a service wasn't taking messages. I tested all my numbers and emails and all are functioning. Cell is 301-310-7232.
      Best regards, Greg Liquid Diving Adventures
      1. Dan
        Yes, I’ll PM you with details. Thanks for getting back to me.
        Dec 1, 2020
    4. sprklep
      Hey Dan...what is your latest with Polynesia Master....I got an email from them this morning. My trip was rescheduled to December and they just said....hold off...dont book anything else yet. I of course, had already moved all my flights. They are closed now so don't know what this means and will try and call them late tonight. Thanks
      1. Dan
        See your private message
        Jul 2, 2020
    5. matts1w
      Sans is French for without. I'm from the south too (Florida),so dont ask me how I know that.
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    6. FilmDork
      Hi Dan, I posted a thread earlier this year about Banda, and you mentioned at the time that you're were planning a dive trip there this fall. I was just curious how it was? Apologies if you've already posted a trip report somewhere. You seem to be an avid Indo diver, so just curious how it compares to Komodo and Raja?
      1. Dan
        Oct 22, 2019
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    7. cowdog77
      Just a note to let you know I very much appreciate your generous and very informative posts to Scubaboard. Thanks for taking the time, Dan. ~
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      2. RainPilot
        Aug 25, 2018
      3. Dan
        Thanks for the kind comments guys. I just would like to share my passion of diving.
        Aug 27, 2018
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    8. divergirlLinda
      Hi Dan. I am seriously considering a trip to Malpelo in May. I have been reading the threads on here about Melpelo. Have you gone yet? I am experienced and have been to the Galapagos several times so while not being extremely concerned about current, I am a little. Also, the boat, Ferox, is not the type of luxury I'm used to. Any advice?
      1. Dan
        Sorry for the delay reply. I usually don’t check my profile posts. Only check those in inbox. I haven’t been in Malpelo, but it’s in my bucket list & thinking of going there in 2021.
        Oct 22, 2019
    9. LilycatSG
      Hey Dan_T, read your dive reports. Seeking your help as you appear knowledgeable abt Raja Ampat.

      1. Raja Ampat-Forgotten Island-Saumlaki aboard Blue Manta
      2. Central & Southern RA aboard Raja Emperor Laut

      I'm less fussed about the vessel as I believe both above LOBs are fine -- my dilemma is itinerary.

      Many thanks in advance for any help you can give!
      1. Dan
        Sorry for the delay reply. I just don’t check my profile post. I am a bit of in dilemma in advising you on the choice since I have never been to Forgotten Island & Saumlaki, but it’s in my bucket list. I have been in RA 7x. The 8th one will be in January 2020. I would say you won’t be disappointed by going to RA.
        Oct 22, 2019
      2. Dan
        Oct 22, 2019
    10. Lisamay4
      Thanks for the trip report for Pulau Pef. Would you say the diving is comparable to Misool?
      Thank you!
      1. Dan
        @Lisamay4 yes, it was as good & for half the price. It has no A/C though. If you can sleep w/o A/C, then it would be a fantastic diving vacation.
        Apr 9, 2017
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      2. Lisamay4
        Hi Dan. I am so sorry I just saw this! I did end up going to Misool and it was incredible on every level! I am now looking into my next trip for 2019.. Misool was perfect for my husband who is only a snorkeler. Do you think that either Wakatobi or Pulau Pef can offer the same environment for him? Thank you!!!!
        Jan 9, 2018
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    Lake Jackson, Texas
    Retired Chemical Engineer
    Certification Agencies:
    Certification History:
    OW 2005, Nitrox 2008, AOW 2013, Rescue Diver 2019
    Certification Level:
    Rescue Diver
    # of Logged Dives:
    1,000 - 2,499
    Dive Classification:
    Vacation Diver
    Years Certified:
    Ten Or More Years
    Dive Equipment:
    Current gears: Cressi TraveLight BCD, Scubapro MK25/S600/RO95 Regs, SUUNTO Cobra3, D4 & Shearwater Teric dive computers