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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Bonaire Wreck Dive

Wreck Dive Dive site 43! My first big wreck dive, so much fun!! I don’t have a dive partner so I went on a two tank boat dive with Divi Resort and had a great time. Click on the pics for full screen view. In the water at the assembly point with the dive … Continue reading »

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Touring the South

Island Tour, South. We rented a truck the other day and toured the southern half of the island. Bonaire is very different from the eastern Caribbean. The southern part of the island is quite low lying, with a combination of marsh and desert. Most, but not all, of the road around the southern end is … Continue reading »

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I found a dive buddy and went for a dive yesterday. He found a small wreck that is not on the dive map. Had a great time. My cheap camera does not pick up the color as well as I would like but they’re still pretty good pics… Click on the pictures for full screen … Continue reading »

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Part Deux!

Refrigeration…Part Deux! We’re in Bonaire, back on a mooring, it’s a beautiful Saturday night… “You wanna go out?” “No, let’s stay in, it’ll be fun!” …we’ll get sommme Niiiitrogen: …aaaand (clockwise starting bottom left) a vacuum pump – R134a refrigerant – and a brazing torch: …and invite a friend over to fix our refrigeration. FUN!!! … Continue reading »

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We finally started our journey westward. We departed Martinique and arrived in Bonaire 97 hours later, a trip of 472 nautical miles. The waters around Bonaire are a marine park and boats over 12 feet are not permitted to anchor anywhere. There is a decent-sized mooring field but when we arrived we found it full, … Continue reading »

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