Key West diving and party time!

Trip Start Mar 17, 2007
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Friday, April 6, 2007

We get up at 7h, which is very difficult. We were planning on walking to the harbor but are too lazy and take the car. After boarding on the boat, we sail for 40 minutes and get instructions: divers, the reefs are there, you are expected back in an hour.

Hey?! I cannot navigate, I get lost in my own kitchen and not having a compass is not a disadvantage: I cannot read it anyway. The good news: I do not care about that stuff, if we get lost, they will find us. The dive is spectacular. Diving in an aquarium with huge fish, the Angel fish and the Butterfly fish are 4 times the size I am used to! We also saw a fish my size, I found that already a bit scary! For the first time, I see a 'teeth cleaner' in real. First I thought: ouch, that big fish is eating that little one but no, the little one was in his mouth, cleaning his teeth, saves on floss.  Dr T brings me back to the boat. The second dive: same scenario: on our own, hubby finds 2 big lobsters, wish I could take them for lunch ... . We dive for almost 2 hours in total. I have a full 3 mill wet suit, the water temperature is 24 degrees, which is cold for me. Thailand is 26-28 and Jamaica even 28-30!

My tomcat is a warm animal and only needs a wetsuit.  We have a very late lunch at the HRC, and wander through town and find a pub, which was recommended to us: the Garden of Eden, and sorry no, I cannot tell you anything about it, little sister is watching. And do not believe anything my hubby says: he is a liar!

For the first time since we arrived, we are our usual self: we come home at the middle of the night and sleep in ...
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