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    Fujairah with Al Boom Divers

    I was in Dubai for three days and thought I would check out the diving in the Persian Gulf. It was a long day to say the least. Up at 6:00 AM to meet the operator's bus for Fujairah at the Al Boom shop next to the Iranian embassy in Dubai for a two hour bus ride to the east coast of the UAE. We...
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    Anguilla Trip Report

    Spent a week in Anguilla January 8-15, 2013 and did my 300th dive! I celebrated with a little bit of rock jumping during the interval IMG 1047 - YouTube A visit to the island was just another stop in my bucket list quest to dive all of the islands in the Caribbean. We rented a villa which you...
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    Salt Cay Trip Report

    Recently returned from trip to Salt Cay 1/4/13-1/11/13. It was the annual boys dive trip. The travel was easy. We flew into Providenciales and then flew on to Salt cay with Caicos Express. It was a twenty minute flight in a ten seat Cessna. I had the pleasure of occuying the co-pilot's seat on...
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    Sonaisali Resort - Fiji

    My family and I will be in Fiji for a few days in April, 2011. Just wondering if anyone had any experience with the dive op at the resort or knows of a godd dive op in the area. Any tips would be appreciated.
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    Aldora Divers Cozumel

    Another vote for Aldora Divers. My buddy and I were in Cozumel from January 1, 2011 - January 8, 2011. We did four days of diving with Aldora. We did two dives in the north and six dives in the south. As always Aldora did a great job. I have been to Cozumel none times now and would highly...
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    Aruba Trip Report 4/2/10-4/9/10

    Spent a week at the Marriott Stellaris Resort on Palm Beach. The resort itself is about what you would expect from a Mariott on a very touristy beach in Aruba. It was fairly crowded, fairly large and fairly adequate. The food prices were a shocker and I highly recommend hitting the grocery store...
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    Dominica Dive Report

    Just got back from a trip with a friend to Dominica last night. Overall a great trip. Travel. Flew from Rochester to Newark, Newark to Antigua, Antigua to Dominica. Lessons learned: 1) I booked the trip in July, 2009 through Travelocity. If they route you on different airlines (US Air...
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    Biggest turtle I ever saw

    I recently did a one tank dive in Playa de Carmen. I was only down there for a couple days and only had the opportunity to dive once due to time constraints. The dive site was called Tortuga and it was at the very southern end of the resort strip in Playa de Carmen. I was not impressed with the...
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    Curacao Trip Report 4/4-4/11

    The travel. Delta through Atlanta direct to Curacao. No complaints. Rented a car and thought it well worth it. travel on the island was relatively easy although street signs can be sporadic. The island. This island is relatively urban in character. The developed areas seemed relatively large...
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    Curacao - What are the must dives?

    Headed to Curacao for the first time in April. What are the must dives? What are the shore diving vs. boat diving opportunities? Thanks in advance.
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    Bonaire - A First Timer's Perspective

    I've been around the Caribbean quite a bit. This was the first time to Bonaire. We stayed at Den Laman for a week and did only shore dives. Here's what I think: Pros. Independence. Visibility (at least in the northern sites). Fish variety. Number of fish. Health of reefs. Walls. Critters...
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    Playa de Carmen/Cozumel Trip Report

    Spent four days in Playa de Carmen staying at the H10 resort just north of Playa de Carmen. The Resort. Its an all-inclusive that includes booze. Price pp including airfare out of Rochester, NY and all transfers was $725.00. Can't beat that. The resort itsself was above average in all...
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    Turks & Caicos Trip Report 2/13/08 - 2/19/08

    So your asking yourself why did I go to the Caribbean for six days rather than a full week? Well its cause Delta oversold the flight and we got BUMPED! Thats why. What airline oversells a Sprink Break Saturday morning flight? I learned that if you can't confirm your seat assignment over the...
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    Sail/dive Liveaboard

    I'm looking or a dive/sail vacation similar to the one I took in Palau. Sam's Tours Palau Does anyone know of a similar operation elsewhere in the Pacific?
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    Bonaire accommodations

    Okay my buddy and I have decided to take the plunge and head to Bonaire in January, 2009. I am looking for a non-resort environment like a rental villa or two bedroom condo which is convenient to bars and retaurants. Anybody have any ideas?
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    Little Cayman Trip Report 1/4/08-1/11/08 Long

    Just got home from a week in paradise. Came back to Little Cayman after having been there once before in 2001 and having dove it from the Brac in 2003. We stayed at the Club at Little Cayman. I can't say enough good things about this place. Its very posh but worth every penny. We had a...
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    Cell phone service in Little Cayman

    Anybody know if cells work on LC?
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    Trip Report Coral Princess/Aldora Divers 2/3-2/10

    Okay. . first time back to Cozumel since Wilma hit. I'm torn between my desire to be brutally honest and my desire to protect my friends in Coz whose livelihood depends on the dive tourism dollars. Coral Princess. Nice place. Good overall bargain. Clean, quiet, friendly, everything was as...
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    Saba Trip Report

    Just returned from a week on Saba. Getting there. We booked the trip through Beth at Saba Statia travel. I highly recommend her. We flew US Air through Charlotte. Watch the connection in St. Maarten. We missed the connection and frankly don't think anybody made...
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    Palau Trip Report - Eclipse

    After reading about the wonders of Pacific diving for years I finally took the plunge and planned a trip to Palau. Somehow I convinced the wife to let me and a buddy travel one step beyond to the far reaches of the Pacific. A compromise was reached provided that we stayed in touch with a sat...
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