After stepping on the boat and saying goodbye to Bunaken, I started my little trip towards Lembeh. After a short boat ride and a two hour drive by car I arrived at the harbour. Where i could see the boat that was to pick me up in the distance. In my imagination was the distance…Details
In the last week of my course I found time to relax a bit and mix “business with pleasure”. I made a creation to put into the artificial house reef and sunk it. I particularly liked the scuba review: all of a sudden you’re the one that’s teaching skills to others. Realising this put a…Details
My last week and a half (yes, I extended my stay by six days because I couldn’t bear to leave) in Lembeh has been absolutely fantastic. I got the rest of my course requirements completed – guiding certified divers, scuba review, assisting on continued education and my skills and rescue assessment.
My first week of DMT was not all fun and games. I started directly with studying and watching the video’s that come with it. Apart from that there was some diving.
It’s been a long silence. And that can mean only one thing – we’re busy, especailly with rebreathers and sidemount! So here’s the Bunaken and Lembeh technical diving update for the past couple of weeks.
Just after I had finished my second blog, a telephone call from Bunaken brought good news: There had been a last minute request for an open water course. So I got over there the next day and that was the beginning of a great week.Details
I arrived in Lembeh after a very easy transfer and was shown around by the other DMT here, Sylvia. A few guests who had been in Bunaken with me had come to Lembeh and everyone is lovely so I felt very welcome and almost like I had not moved location at all.
To summarize my second week in Lembeh: it was very busy, tons of fun, in some times very disgusting (but rewarding) and I learned a lot. The week started off with a beach clean up. When we came up from a dive on the house reef that morning, a truckload of rubbish had washed up…Details