Surprise, Surprise, Surprise

I have lived in the city long enough that few things surprise me anymore. Then today, out for an early morning 20 miler on my bicycle, I stopped by the Bean to people watch. And what do I see, this woman working with a photographer. And I am surprised by the variety of people that…

Sea Snake

My wife is not a fan of snakes. And what did she see while snorkeling? A sea snake. It seems there is a conspiracy amongst all snake people to follow her around just to terrify her. I love snakes so I’m lucky I get to see them too.

Traditional Fishermen

There were quite a few traditional fishermen on the water. They fished with nets or a simple string and hook. The boats had outriggers on both sides so I imagine there were times it was difficult landing the fish. They had no motors so getting home in inclement weather must be an arduous undertaking

The Pacific Bath

I don’t swim very often because I intensely dislike cold water on my body. In my stomach. For sure. On my body. No thank you.  These waters were gorgeous to view, gorgeous to snorkel in with the large array of fish, and the perfect temperature to lay in all the long day.

Shore Lunching

  a Picture if you will…bamboo tables protected from the sun by bamboo roofs with the turquoise ocean before you, your feet resting on a white sand beach while the gentle waves lick your feet. Then add in a lunch of fresh fish, massive fresh prawns, and a heap of steaming rice. I do not…