(And, no when I say “Confident. Responsible. Prepared.” I’m not only talking about me – I’m referring to all of you – my past, present and future dive buddies and gurus in the making.) The path to becoming a Dive Guru never ends. And when I say that, I’m not making some vague existentialist statement...
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This post comes to us from guest blogger Chris Alstrand. You can follow Chris' diving adventures on the blog The Dive Shack Tides   Lesley and I have a routine before a trip starts and it goes something like this: pack gear, weigh it, take a few items out, reweigh it, repeat, repeat, repeat until...
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For many of us diving is a part of our lives that also needs to fit around other commitments. Often, we fit our diving in at weekends or during our holidays. So it is important to get the most out of every dive. To do this it is essential to be prepared - it goes a long...
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Locate a PADI Dive Shop in Egypt Diving Egypt and the Red Sea Egypt probably needs very little introduction, we all probably remember the great civilisation that it left us in school history books. The pyramids, the Sphinx, the great river Nile and in modern times the Suez canal, do I need to mention Cleopatra? But what...
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One Blue Planet, 7 Underwater Wonders From the marvels of Mother Nature to man-made phenomenon of industrialization, there are numerous lists of the “Wonders of the World.” For divers and ocean enthusiasts, no list is more fascinating than the “Seven Underwater Wonders of the World.” CEDAM International (Conservation, Education, Diving, Awareness and Marine research) put...
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An amazing video from PADI Instructor Joanna Hurford who lives on Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. The video shows the dedication of everyone involved in making a real difference. Over the space of around 10 beach clean ups, this rubbish was collected on Gili Trawangan which is a small island off north west Lombok, Indonesia. Project AWARE...
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