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Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman

A bit out of sequence, but here's the last in a series of dive trip reports (for now). We took a long weekend to the Grand Cayman last summer, prompted in part by cheap flights, and in part by an unusually frigid season on Cape Ann that left us shivering violently after every dive... Plus, we'd read that shoals of silversidesfrequent this area every summer. We were a few weeks late, but still hoped to catch some of the action.

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Bonaire 2017 Part II

Bonaire 2017 Part II

The Lake itself was beautiful: a white sandy "lake" separating the double reef system, connected by coral bridges, and brimming with life. We saw tarpons, a Southern stingray, a big tiger grouper, but the highlight, at the top of the outer reef, was this black cloud that materialized out of nowhere. As it caught up with each of us, we each in turn realized that we were about to be subsumed by an incoming, house-sized bait ball of bogas being chased by horse-eye jacks.

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