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Archives Sept. 5, 2011

Underwater Festival Blog

Time to stop and think

Over here in Western Australia, we are reeling from another fatal shark attack. 

This one happened yesterday, early afternoon, on the popular tourist beach of Bunker Bay near Dunsborough.  The young man was bodyboarding at popular surf spot The Boneyards when he was tragically taken.  Whilst the shark wasn't ...

Underwater Festival Road Trip Day 4

Disaster strikes

Exhaustion - after four days of diving and driving - has taken its toll, with Nick picking up his housing by the strobe arm, which wasn't locked, and dropping his housing on to the floor at Sundive in Byron Bay. Luckily, only the plastic dome port clips broke.

So ...

An unexpected and rare treat..

While some people are daunted by a 6am start to diving, it paid off today with a rare and unexpected visit by a Mola Mola. It was a quick 'hi, how you doing? I'm off again' visit but made a great start to the day.

I also continued my ...