Phi Phi Island Images

Phi Phi Island Images

Ko Phi-Phi Don island, just a short ferry ride from Krabi, Thailand is one of those places you dream about.  Before I retired I was only aware through books and magazines that such places as this existed. Tropical breezes, white sand beaches, inviting warm waters and...
Swimming with Whale Sharks

Swimming with Whale Sharks

The waters off of Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula near Holbox (pronounced: hole bosh) Island are beautiful, blue and after an hour and a half of riding on them in a 12 person boat on choppy seas I was ready to be on site. I was out to see Whale Sharks not take a cruise. My...
Snorkeling at Casa del Sol

Snorkeling at Casa del Sol

Years ago when I started thinking about retirement I never really imagined the adventure it could be. This is a (very rough) video I took in my new temporary front yard: Parque Nacional Arrecifes de Xcalak. The Xcalak Reef National Park was created in 2003 and spans...
Lion Fish

Lion Fish

Just off the beach at Casa del Sol there lurks an unwanted predator: A reef invader the Lion Fish. The LionFish is known for their venomous spines making  them a hazard to divers and fisherman. Of even more concern is that they are voracious consumers of native reef...

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