The Vomiting

Yesterday I went out on the dive boat to do four dives. I only ended up doing three dives. After the second dive, we pretty much stayed in one spot, between two big limestone rocks. When the boat is moving, it is pretty stable. When you stay in one spot, it rock back and forth, …

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My Day As An Underwater Photographer

There are lots of places in the world you can go SCUBA diving, but Cairns just might have the biggest concentration of dive shops and and the largest diving industry in the world. The size of the industry is big enough that it has dedicated businesses devoted to underwater photography. I figured this would be …

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Diving While Traveling

Like bungee jumping, tattoos and photography, SCUBA diving is something I never did prior to the start of my trip. I did my first dive and got my certification in Lahania in Maui. Since then I have dove in the Cook Islands, Fiji, Micronesia, Palau and the Great Barrier Reef. Some of my dives have …

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Diving the Reef

I’m staying in Cairns a bit longer than I had originally thought for a few reasons: 1) It is warm and sunny here. 2) There are lots of girls in bikinis walking around the beach. 3) I have an opportunity to take my camera in a super fancy water proof housing and go diving with …

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SCUBA Steve Says…

I’m now officially a PADI certified open water diver. This means I can sign up at places to do basic SCUBA dives with compressed air. I still had issues going down in depth. Everyone else in my group could dive to 20 feet with no problem. I had to sink down a few feet at …

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