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Old 04-07-2018, 08:39 AM
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Well my company is paying for it since i am going for work. My workers will be there for 3 weeks im just going to set them up for the week
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Old 04-07-2018, 06:40 PM
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I think you will want to stay there. I do.
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Old 04-08-2018, 06:26 AM
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I did SCUBA dive with my Daughter and I will post that when I have time. But it was an uneventful dive so not that exciting. But I will try to add a few Great White sharks, Orca's or a Hippopotamus to make it interesting.
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Old 04-08-2018, 07:21 PM
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At the last party we went to , Mick Jagger was there but he didn't dance. Kelly Ripa did a lot of dancing. Next to the party place is the "Fish Market". My family had a fish market so I wanted to see what they had. The fishing boat, comes in right next to the place and it was filled with conch. As a matter of fact conch is their main catch and almost their only catch. Those and lobsters. There are conch shells all over the Island bordering houses and piled up in hills. The "fisherman" SCUBA dive for them and I did see some on my dive. I can't believe there are so many of them in this place that they can take so many every day. They were boiling them in a huge kettle like you would see in a Disney movie over a wood fire. The kettle was precariously perched on some rocks and the guy cooking them looked like a conch himself.
There were a few fish laying in the market or in the sun but they had no ice, just flies and it didn't look very appetizing. The local people buy from there, the guests and homeowners get their food shipped in every day on a ship.

Our next to last day I wanted to go diving with my Daughter as I rarely go anywhere with her where I can dive. She has only dove 5 or 6 times and we were flying out the next day so we did the shallow dive which was fine with me. Me and her were the only ones on the dive which is my kind of diving. I don't like diving with a bunch of tourists but sometimes, in the tropics it is unavoidable.

Our Daughter is very scared of barracuda and sharks and if she sees one she gets behind me and points at my head so the shark eats me first.


Once we went on a dive together and there was this huge barracuda which was bigger than her and it came right up to my face to show me his broken teeth. The guy was very old and probably senile. My Daughter was petrified and held on to my tank. She had to do that for quite a while because it was a decompression dive so we had to make friends with this fish for a long time. His name was Elvis.

But here on this dive the biggest thing was me. Most of the Caribbean is void of large fish and sharks now. But the diving here was very nice. The corals were in great shape and the "Coral Restoration Foundation" who I met in Key Largo a few years ago had some coral trees there that they were growing so they could "plant" them there.



This is how they grow them before they re seed the sea with them. We seen a bunch of these


In between the healthy corals was a lot of seaweed.





There were also quite a few turtles there but they were much smaller than I am used to seeing. Quite a few rays also.
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Old 04-09-2018, 07:57 AM
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The Caribbean is not the best diving but you have to dive where you are.
For people who are afraid of a little algae, look at this.




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Mustique

Finally made it. I see what you say about the turtles!! Trying to make a dive out tomorrow.
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Old 06-05-2018, 10:42 AM
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I see you found the intersection with that turtle statue. The Island is so small thAT YOU PASS THAT "INTERESTING" thing every few minutes.
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