Monthly Archives: October 2004

home safe

I’m back from Honduras, it was an amazing trip. I wish that I could have posted a blog everyday, because there are hundreds of little encounters that you would have enjoyed, and by now, many of them are lost to me. But there are a handful of patients that stand out, and a handful (or horseful) of experiences that were…

Hole in the wall

I am now officially an advanced open water diver, and to celbrate, my instructors took me an an advanced “fun dive” to a location called “Hole in the Wall”. There is a canyn in the reef that dives down to a hole in the wall that you swim through, and when you get to the other side, you are at…

They don’t bite

I did my first wreck dive today, a sunken ship in about 100 feet of water just off the coast. It was sunk abut 7 years ago by one of the resorts to provide another diving destination and tae soem of the traffic away from teh reefs and corals. There are two resident moray eels that live on the wreck.…

Snorklen for Rent

English is the first language of many island folks, but they must not emphasize reading & writing very much. The above title is a handpainted sign in front of one of the knick-knack shacks, and reflects the sing-song accent of the garufina–the black slaves that were brought to the island. I still havnt found nemo. I think nemo is a…