RIP Dave Shaw..

8 09 2008

I just finished reading a(nother) book about cave diving..

This is a fascinating and rather sad story, contained therein..

Going diving again..

8 09 2008

It comes round so fast… one minute it’s the beginning of the year and the next you’re hurtling toward christmas.

When we agreed to go to Gozo, it was January and September seemed so far off, now it’s here and I have to say I’m glad to be going again.

I have been to Malta/Gozo 6 times in the past and it hasn’t yet lost it’s appeal. I like to describe it as the ‘sausage and chips’ of my diving experience (at least abroad anyway).. The islands don’t have spectacular wildlife (e.g. galapagos, sipadan etc) and they don’t have mega-wrecks (chukk, scapa etc) but what they do have is easily accessible from the road and doesn’t require daily boat trips. The sea temperature at this time of year is 22-25c so no dry suit is needed.
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