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Great Barrier Reef

February 23rd 2015
I'll keep this post to just the reef day. We did two dives on Friday and some snorkeling. The worst part was that it went by too quickly. The first dive we saw more sea life; I could name every species we saw as well as their diets and water temperature preferences, but that would make this post much too long. We got lucky because the water had poor visibility in the days before our dive, but the ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
25th February 2015

Love the pics! I'm assuming the big fish was Frank? I was impressed with how slow and steady your breathing was on your dives.
26th February 2015

Yes, that was Frank. And my breathing has actually been an issue: through my first seven dives I've discovered that I tend to suck air.

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