Arriving in Bunaken was like coming home even without having been here before. The early morning landing in Manado made me arrive at the resort at 7am, perfect for having breakfast, getting familiar and doing the first dive at 11 that day. What a great way to start my 6 weeks here in Bunaken.
We are back for a second up-date on our DM adventure that started 2-3 weeks ago. Time is flying by as our days are filled and quite varied, from following guides, to practicing skills in 2 meters of water, to watching the good old Open Water videos (that has been a while…).
After spending three wonderful, still very, very busy weeks in Nusa Lembongan, I finally transfered over here to the beautiful island of Bunaken.
Ever thought of becoming a DM and dreaming of a dive-center in a location that has tropical beaches and waving palms? We have, actually we have many times… Thinking of places like Maldives, Fiji, Palau and other exotic destinations. You might ask: “how the hell did you end up in the harbor of Bitung”?
CONGRATULATIONS to new PADI Divemaster Craig who completed his Divemaster Course in Lembeh this week. Craig split his course over 4 weeks – 2 weeks in Bunaken and 2 weeks in Lembeh! Find out more about doing your PADI Divemaster Course with us in Bunaken, Lembeh or Lembongan.
Week 4 of Divemaster Internship in Bunaken Week 4 is when the mixed feelings came on pretty strong: ‘wow, I’m almost finished!’ mixed with, ‘this full-on immersion into Two Fish and DM life is going to end sometime soon, very soon.’
Week 3 of Divemaster Internship in Bunaken Week 3 is when the training routine felt completely like normal life. It’s exactly what I wanted to be doing, what I SHOULD be doing. I liked the feeling of familiarity — with the various jobs to be done, with the people, the schedule, the skills.
Week 1 of Divemaster Internship in Bunaken Another week done as a divemaster intern. Halfway there. Wow .. how much I’ve learned! I spent time with instructor Dion in a Rescue Diver course, and was happy to both observe the skills and get some practice and refresher myself. We worked in both the confined environment of the swimming pool…