Back from Vacation – Sharks, eels, and stingrays, oh my!

by Rachel on September 6, 2012

in life, travel

Scuba Diving Adventures: Cute Pufferfish!

This is me holding a cute pufferfish on one of our dives

Sigh. Back to reality. We just spent another wonderful week in Negril, Jamaica at our favorite all-inclusive resort. We dodged Hurricane Isaac and spent most of the time scuba diving and completed our PADI Advanced Open Water certification, so now we can dive to around 100 ft. depths. This allows us to see more interesting dive sites – on this trip, we saw a small plane and tugboat wrecks on the ocean floor.

We also were lucky enough to see one of these on our night dive:

Shy nurse shark while scuba diving

Can you spot the fins?

Yes, we got to see a nurse shark in its natural habitat, the highlight of our dive experiences so far! It was hiding out under this coral ledge, and was a decent size at around 6 ft.

We also saw sea turtles, lobster, crabs, eels, and of course lots of fish and coral, and one day a pair of dolphins frolicked around the dive boat before we returned to shore.

If I was an efficient blogger, I would have scheduled posts in advance to entertain you while I was away, but I just wasn’t that organized :) Now I am back and the blog will start on its regular schedule again.

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Kiersten @ Oh My Veggies September 7, 2012 at 2:13 pm

I’m glad you had a good trip! Although I think if I saw a shark while diving, I would have a minor heart attack. :)
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Jonas Reginald September 8, 2012 at 6:56 pm

I like under the water world but also afraid of shark. I think, it’s natural and truth for all.
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Keegan Martin September 14, 2012 at 3:51 am

As much as I love swimming under water, an encounter with a shark is anything that I will never want to happen. It will give me a heart attack.
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Henry Jensen September 21, 2012 at 4:25 am

I shark encounter will make may heart to skip a bit. I am glad you had fun on your trip.
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Brayden Gael September 23, 2012 at 4:35 am

Under the water, there is an another world, which is unknown to me. It’s really wonderful.
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Diane October 3, 2012 at 4:27 am

Its good to have some water adventure but I am scared to the snakes and shark…

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Sheryl Stripe October 31, 2012 at 7:50 am

I think a shark encounter will be the end of me. They scare the hell out of me. You must be so courageous.
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Leanne December 2, 2012 at 5:12 pm

It looks like a fabulous, relaxing vacation!
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shelly peterson June 24, 2013 at 5:40 am

What a wonderful place to vacation! And how fun scuba diving must be, I would never go myself because I am too chicken but always thought how cool it must be with all that you can come across down there.

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