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March 19, 2017

Bonaire Scuba | Boats Dives, Night Dives & Shipwrecks

  On Thursday in Bonaire, we went out on our first boat dive. We got up early in the morning and had a good breakfast before we had to board the boat. (Breakfasts here are an amazing spread and served under a covered patio overlooking the water). Some of us were lucky enough to see a huge manta ray flying by Buddy Dive’s dock! Once all of us were on the boat, we headed out for the southside of Kleine Bonaire, a small Island to the west of us. One by one the divers jumped off the back...
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March 15, 2017

Bonaire Scuba | Something's Fishy In These Waters

Tuesday morning was buzzing with excitement. It was our first official open water dive as certified divers off of the buddy dive grounds Once we arrived at our first destination, Wind Sock, everyone was looking forward to seeing some fish. Gearing up was a long and strenuous process. Since it was our first dive that we had to plan, we didn’t know what to expect.  Our time in the water let us see a different aspect of life we’ve never seen before that close. Swimming in the...
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March 13, 2017

Bonaire Scuba | Masks, Tanks, and Fins Oh My!

Landing in Bonaire brought a lot of anticipation and excitement for the upcoming week. When we first got here we felt the warm, humid air as we walked out of the airplane door onto the open air jetway. The drive from the airport to the downtown in Bonaire was quaint and filled with graffiti murals. The island’s entire atmosphere felt relaxing and like “paradise”. Once we arrived to our hotel we were briefed on our up coming scuba certification. The first two days consisted...
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March 11, 2017

Bonaire Scuba | Soon to be Scuba Diving

Soon to be scuba diving down in one of the greatest marine environments, we are the Bonaire ECS and our mission is to explore the incredible biological evolution of life on Earth by underwater exploration. The first day of our ECS, we started our journey of the history of Earth at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. As we went through the Prehistoric Journey exhibition, we learned about the amazing history of and life on Earth from its formation 4.6 billion years ago. We are...
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February 01, 2017

Bonaire Scuba | Course Description

Bonaire Scuba: A story of physical and biological evolution Unique in our solar system, there is nothing like Earth’s oceans. The origin, evolution, and physical properties of Earth’s oceans are a defining influence on the biological evolution of life on Earth. The oceans remain home to an incredibly diverse web of life, intricately connected to our planet’s well-being. This course will examine these topics through an underwater exploration of the ocean surrounding Bonaire, one of Earth’s...
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March 15, 2017

Bonaire Scuba | Something's Fishy In These Waters

Tuesday morning was buzzing with excitement. It was our first official open water dive as certified divers off of the buddy dive grounds Once we arrived at our first destination, Wind Sock, everyone was looking forward to seeing some fish. Gearing up was a long and strenuous process. Since it was...
» read more
March 13, 2017

Bonaire Scuba | Masks, Tanks, and Fins Oh My!

Landing in Bonaire brought a lot of anticipation and excitement for the upcoming week. When we first got here we felt the warm, humid air as we walked out of the airplane door onto the open air jetway. The drive from the airport to the downtown in Bonaire was quaint and filled with graffiti...
» read more
March 11, 2017

Bonaire Scuba | Soon to be Scuba Diving

Soon to be scuba diving down in one of the greatest marine environments, we are the Bonaire ECS and our mission is to explore the incredible biological evolution of life on Earth by underwater exploration. The first day of our ECS, we started our journey of the history of Earth at the Denver...
» read more
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