AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

Diving Day 3 – Turtle watching


Posted on Feb 26, 2014

As the dive master JoJo was ribbed somewhat about missing the turtle the day before we were going to try again. Prior to turtle spotting we were going further round the island to another spot known as the ‘hole in the wall’ where you can swim through a hole. The water was deep here, around 18m near the coral and then there was a slope down reaching 24m in depth. Today would also be the day where my ears were playing up. I...

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Diving adventure 2


Posted on Feb 24, 2014

After having a fluffy ear after the last dive I was a bit anxious that I’d done some damage  to my inner ear. Luckily, as the day went on my hearing went back to normal and I embarked on equalisation exercises with the aim to make my ears pop on dry land. I had signed up for a dive the next day at 9am and didn’t want to hold anyone up. We geared up and went out at 9am. There was JoJo, the dive master. I found out he...

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Diving in Puerto Galera.

Diving in Puerto Galera.


Posted on Feb 24, 2014

We came to the island of Mindoro because we had heard the diving was good. Stories about crystal clear water and turtles swimming near the shore persuaded us to come to the less touristy island of Mindoro. Palwan is another beauty spot in the Philippines and is one of ‘the’ destinations to go to, but it would require a flight and another day travelling to go North on the island to get to El Nido. El Nido is the main resort...

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