Category Archives: Trip Reports

A Passage in India (& Nepal) – Part 7 – Wrapping the Trip in Khatmandu

To go back to the beginning of this 7 chapter travelogue, follow this link: Chapter 1 – Just Say No to Delhi Belly After the hell, fire and brimstone of an evening in Varanasi (and then the redeeming beautiful morning after), … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving Magazine Feature – Cuckoo for CoCo View

Here is a link to this month’s photo feature for Scuba Diving Magazine (online). The images in this gallery were captured on a recent trip CoCo View Dive Resort, on Roatan Island in Honduras. It was a fun reunion group trip, … Continue reading

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A Passage in India (& Nepal) – Part 5 – Sexy Temples & Buck Naked Rubs in the Indian Outback

As I mentioned in the first chapter of this saga, I have heard it opined that if you haven’t sh*t your pants, you haven’t really experienced India. The same may be true about taking a train in India, which although less … Continue reading

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A Passage in India (& Nepal) – Part 4 – Agra

On the road again, this time for the long drive from Jaipur to Agra – the site of the splendiferous Taj Mahal. This is the fourth chapter in this series. You will find the previous instalments here: Chapter 1 – … Continue reading

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A Passage in India (& Nepal) – Part 3 – Worlds Colliding in Jaipur

So, we’ve left Delhi, and are now on the big bus for the long drive to Jaipur – the pink city. If you missed the previous India blogs, they are here: Part 1 – Just Say No to Delhi Belly … Continue reading

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A Passage in India (and Nepal) – Part 2 – Walking in Gandhi’s Footsteps

So, when I last left you dangling, we were all tucked into our beds in our very nice rooms at Le Meridien in central Delhi, sleeping off (with the help of some pharmaceuticals) the long and not very restful flight in … Continue reading

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A Passage in India (and Nepal) – Part 1 – Just Say No to Delhi Belly

So, a group of girls decide to take a trip to India. The group is three sisters and a friend, and the plan is to experience India as part of an organized tour, because, as anyone who has been to … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving Magazine Feature – Hawaii 2-0

Here is a link to December’s gallery and short write up about diving off the west coast of the big island of Hawaii. You will find the article and image gallery here —-> Hawaii 2.0 – Images from the Big Island … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving Magazine Feature – Palau

Where do the months go? I’ve recently returned from a dive trip to the Big Island of Hawaii, and have been bagging a few cold water shore dives closer to home, but have been neglecting the blog, bigtime. One of … Continue reading

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Post Palau Ponderings

 I returned last week from a 10 day trip to Palau. It was Mr G’s and my first visit to this diver mecca. We enjoyed three days on land at the beginning of the trip, diving two of those days … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving Magazine – A Taste of the Philippines

Here is a link to February’s submission for Scuba Diving Magazine. In this piece I review the Atlantis Dumaguete Resort, as well as the Atlantis Azores live aboard, and share some information and images from what was a great trip. … Continue reading

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Photo Essay – A London River Walk

It’s been a while since I cooked up a juicy blog post, but with a small gallery of iPhone images sitting in the hopper on my desktop, a complete dearth of diving over the past many months, and a rainy … Continue reading

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Throw Back Thursday – Hitting the G Spot

Thursdays seem to have become the day for dredging up images from the past. This past week I had a query from my cousin in New Zealand about the Galapagos, which he hopes to visit (and dive) next summer. In … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Wakatobi Dive Resort, Indonesia

Wakatobi had been on my wishlist for many years – spoken of (and written about) with reverence, and illustrated by the images of some top tier photographers, I had heard it  described as the “nicest dive resort in the world, … Continue reading

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The Komodo Chronicles – Part 10 – There Be Dragons

Some of you may be wondering if this blog series about our awesome group trip to Komodo last fall is ever going to end. The short answer is: you betcha. There are three or, at the most, four more chapters … Continue reading

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The Komodo Chronicles – Part 9 – Current City, Man

It’s been a while since I added a chapter to the Komodo Chronicles. Sorry about that. My last entry was about the final few dives we did in the Gili islands, in Northern Komodo. At this point in our trip … Continue reading

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Raja Ampat, Revisted

Recently, I was very flattered to be asked to contribute to Sport Diver Magazine for their on-going series on “Top 10 Dives” of various popular destinations. Here is a link to the gallery and short write up I did for … Continue reading

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The Komodo Chronicles – Part 8 – Back in the Blue

After a side trip to Fiji, here I am back to revisiting Komodo, about half way through our ten day adventure. The last few blog posts covered the great macro dives we did in Bima Harbour, off the island off … Continue reading

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Fiji 2013 – Love, Actually

So when I sat down to write this blog post about Fiji, what emerged was a love story. I mean, I seriously love this country, and like all true love, my adoration only deepens with time. I was planning on … Continue reading

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The Komodo Chronicles – Part 7 – Rinse & Repeat

So here we are, still anchored in Bima Harbour – at the site of the morning’s rude awakening bomb dive and two more sweet muck dives. There is one more dunk offered this day, a night dive on Fuzzy Bottom – … Continue reading

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