Daily Archives: July 10, 2010
Learning To Dive in Fiji
This post was written by Matt Kepnes, aka Nomadic Matt, who blogs at NomadicMatt.com. Matt and I traveled together for about a week last January in the Yasawa Islands in Fiji. All photos used were taken by me.
I’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive. When I started traveling, I promised myself I’d learn to dive. It had always been a life long desire of mine- to explore the world under the sea. All the beautiful pictures I saw of life underwater, the stories from other travelers, the bonds they seemed to share after a dive trip- all of it made me excited to learn to dive. But then trips to Australia passed. Visits to islands in Thailand turned into snorkeling trips. I always found an excuse to not to dive. I didn’t have the time, the money, I had other things to do, or I didn’t have anyone to go with. There was always an excuse!
And why? (more…)