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Alone over the Great Barrier Reef

After our tour boat anchored, almost everyone took advantage of the glass bottom boats to view the reef, except me. I snorkelled over a different part of the reef to spy the wonderworld below. Continue reading Alone over the Great Barrier Reef

A day on Con Dao’s azure ocean

We were headed to a sheltered bay for snorkelling on one of Con Dao’s many reefs. I had a perfect view of the lush covered hills as we left Con Son. The boat bounded over waves once we approached a craggy stack and I’d wished I’d taken Dive! Dive! Dive’s offer of a seasick tablet. Continue reading A day on Con Dao’s azure ocean

Ecuador’s protected island – Isla de la Plata

I booked a tour to the island off the coast of Puerto Lopez. My daughter wasn’t interested. Unbeknown to her, she was going to the Galapagos Islands in a couple of weeks so just as well she didn’t waste money touring this island. I, on the other hand, wasn’t. Instead I headed to what was coined the poor person’s Galapagos. Continue reading Ecuador’s protected island – Isla de la Plata