Divers assume amusing positions in the water while doing the obligatory three minute safety stop before returning to the surface. Our dive computers count down the three minutes for us, if we are above twenty feet. We want to stay between fifteen and twenty feet so we must monitor and adjust our buoyancy.
THE TAKA - A LIVEABOARD November 29th 2017 SOLOMON ISLANDS
LIFE ON THE LIVEABOARD
What is there to say about diving on a liveaboard? Well…we do a lot of diving. I was on the Taka for seven days and did nineteen dives. Most days four dives are scheduled. That seems like a lot, but diving on a liveaboard is easier because your dive gear is always set up. Each diver has an assigned tank secured to the bench and it is filled between d ... read more
Oceania » Solomon Islands The UK established a protectorate over the Solomon Islands in the 1890s. Some of the bitterest fighting of World War II occurred on these islands. Self-government was achieved in 1976 and independence two years later. Ethnic violence, government malf... ... 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