Tag Archive: scuba diving

Santa Marta, Colombia: beaches and scuba diving 

Santa Marta is a town east of Cartagena still along the beach. It took just under 5 hours from Cartagena in a mini van through Barranquilla. Once I arrived, it was late but I managed to find my hostel using map.me. My hostel wasn’t in the centre but to be honest,…
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Mancora, Peru: scuba diving, beach and relaxation

Two night buses in a row with some lack of sleep meant time to relax by the pool and beach in Mancora. The main purpose for my visit was to chill and Scuba Dive. There’s not much more than plenty of tourists, markets, street food and many places to drink…
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The Philippines: Bohol

A few hours passed before reaching Bohol. It was nearing the end of the day so the sun was starting to disappear. I managed to grab a Jeepney, which took me to my hostel about a 45 minute drive away over the bridge. The hostel where I stayed was in…
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The Philippines: Scuba Diving around Apo Island

The next day, I got up super early to have complimentary breakfast of eggs, fruit, toast and juice, before walking to the scuba diving shop. I was so excited but also slightly nervous. Filling in a standard form and trying the equipment was easy. I got in a Jeepney, taking…
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Fiji: Nada and first time scuba diving

Fiji was just one incredible country and 12 days was definitely not enough time but luckily I still managed to experience the culture and learn about a whole new place.After a long, overnight flight from Perth with a stopover in Brisbane, I landed safely at Nada airport, where I had…
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