This week in Lembongan we had a very memorable dive with a cute little thornback cowfish hovering over some corals in Crystal Bay, and is the first time I saw one.
The little cowfish looks a little bit like a juvenile boxfish and gets its name from the two horns on top of its head, and its turn out that this cute thing is actually poisonous!
My third and final destination on my divemaster journey was the Two Fish Lembongan dive center, and although I pride myself on my ability to “rough it,” being somewhere a bit less remote was a pleasant change after Bunaken and Lombok. Lembongan was a charming little island, with lots of good food choices, and some great coffee shops to watch the breathtaking sunsets from.
Time is running fast when you are having a great time and that has been unfortunately so true for me. After the first three weeks of my Divemaster training on Bunaken, I really was not ready to leave for Nusa Lembongan. It was not easy all the time, I have learned a lot from my instructors Markus and Dion. Neither of them given up with me, even when I gave them hard time. Like during my first attempt to guide the night dive I kicked Markus on the head so many times he spent the next morning searching the internet for a suitable helmet. When I finally got on the boat to Manado there might have been some tears of sadness (or relief from Markus and Dion). But joking aside I loved diving and living on Bunaken, it was an amazing stay and I will always remember the amazing people I met. Thanks again guys.