Category: Becoming Divemasters

By , January 23, 2012 3:29 pm

Jewel Cay, Honduras (just off the coast of Utila) has truly become home for us over the past three months.  We have our own apartment, friends, neighbours, and landlords that have become our adopted family. In two short weeks, we will be saying goodbye to it all, dusting off our backpacks, and continuing our journey with a trip to Nicaragua to meet up with my mom.  I’ll be sad to &#91read more]

By , December 25, 2011 9:14 am

Dear readers, friends, family. Ashley and I want to wish you all a very merry Christmas. I know it’s been a long time since we’ve seen many of you. Somewhere in the neighbourhood of 6 months, counting back to when we first started on this journey. Some of you we’ll see in the new year, and we are really looking forward to that, but for the most part, we’ll probably &#91read more]

By , December 10, 2011 3:54 pm

As we told you in our last post, we came to Utila, Honduras to get my Open Water certification in scuba diving.  That, and a few fun dives for the both of us.  That was supposed to be it. The second I descended in open water that all changed… I was instantly drawn in by the new world that exists under the surface of the ocean.  Each dive found me &#91read more]

By , December 5, 2011 8:22 pm

Utila is a small island off the north coast of Honduras. It’s a fairly famous backpacker haunt because it’s the world’s cheapest place to learn how to scuba dive. An average certification course costs somewhere in the neighbourhood of $240-$270USD. When we left home, I had never heard of the place. Once we were on the road, It didn’t take long to meet people who had either already been to &#91read more]