ABOARD THE ASTREA July 1st 2015 GALAPAGOS TWO
ANTS: The Deciding Factor
I am resting on my bunk. The door is open, as is the window, the better to catch the cooling ocean breeze. Outside the lights from another dive ship periodically come into view as our dive yacht, the Astrea, drifts around her anchor. The waves lap against the hull and the gentle rocking will soon lull me to sleep.
So what about the ants?
I had two double ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos » Santa Cruz Island The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
I am a very senior scuba diver and I am finishing up a five month scuba diving trip in SE Asia. I just finished my one hundredth dive since the start of the trip in April. I was certified in 1986 but didn't dive regularly until after my last child was born, when I was forty (I have seven). This is not my first trip to Asia; I dove in Palawan - Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia, and have taken dive trips to Cozumel, Canada, Malta, Bonaire, Honduras and Bahama, and have done dives in the Black Sea - Bulgaria, and Epcot Center in Florida. I tell people we dive where ever there is a puddle.... full info