Open Water Scuba Diving Course on Phi Phi Island February 7th 2012 Day 1:
Our first day, we met our dive instructor at 8am to go through the theory part of the course. It was like being back at school for the first half of the day, watching educational dvds. I must admit I was dosing a few times but my "dive buddy", Aoife, woke me. Your dive partner is referred to as your "dive buddy", buddy for short.
After lunch we got to the more interesting practical tr ... read more
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So we have quit our jobs, packed our bags and are heading off on our travels! First stop China, then Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, New Zealand and finally Australia! In the words of Mark Twain "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ... full info