I arrived in Indonesia on 22nd Feb, with no idea what I was getting myself in for. 6 weeks, 50 dives, numerous turtles, 5 specialties, 2 earthquakes and 1 snorkel test later… I am a PADI Divemaster!
Well, it’s done! After four weeks of slavery and hard work, I’m now a PADI Divemaster!! No just kidding, it has been an incredible journey, filled with laughs, fun, amazing dives and good memories with a really cool team.
I suppose the first point I should really make is that this is my first time in Indonesia; in fact I’ve never been this far east before at all, (my previous record being Nepal).
I’m now into week 5 of my 6-week Eco Divemaster Internship, and the move from Lembeh to Bunaken has meant a change of instructors and a change of pace as well as a change of scene.
I have just finished my half at Two Fish Lembongan. I feel that I have come so far from the first couple of weeks of being here. I have now progressed onto my Divemaster training.
So what an experience it has been here the last two weeks at Two Fish Divers in Lembongan. The time has flown by so fast it is hard to remember where I even started.
As rubbish in our oceans is a big problem, and as part of my Eco Divemaster Internship I had to organize a Project Aware Dive Against Debris reef cleaning. So last Friday an intrepid group of 8 divers (some were even volunteers) went to one of the Two Fish dive sites and after I gave…
I arrived in Lembeh fresh out of my Rescue Diver training and excited to start my Divemaster Internship. After being presented with my timetable for the first three weeks, I went to bed that night in fear and trepidation – what had I got myself into?