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PAPUA NEW GUINEA | Wednesday, 20 February 2008 | Views [630] | Comments [9]

Sooooo I took my first scuba lesson today! It was amazing! Left at 9am, back at 5pm, though most of the time was in the boat. We did a shallow water dive (like 2 meters) for awhile to get used to the water, then did a half-hour long dive at 10 meters and another 45 minutes in the afternoon! At lunch we had like a 2 hour break and I ended up meeting the raddest pair of New Yorkers in the restaurant and ended up making time fly by. Hopefully they´re meeting up with us at AquaLounge (that bar on the dock) tonight :)

Diving is so exhausting, but so intese! Billions of fish, my favorite are about 30 feet down and are bright bright purple and orange- SO pretty. Tons of coral, some of it electric colors, I saw a sea urchin bigger than my head with foot-long spines, the water was beautiful. Got a really bad sunburn somehow on my arms...I´m 30 feet underwater and STILL not safe from the sun! Hahaha good times though, can´t wait to go again tomorrow! I can see myself falling head over heels for this already!

Good fun at the hostel bar last night, met 7 or 8 Canadians! 3 from VAN Island, 1 from Vancouver in Kitsilano! Cool! I love it. Time for Chinese food now, though (yeah I flew this far for Chinese food) so ta!

Tags: The Great Outdoors



sounds like you are having lots of fun and new experiences. I bet it's nice to talk to some Canadians. GO CANADA!!! Love you. Mama

  donna Feb 21, 2008 11:27 AM



oh hey, when are you coming back to canada? :P I need some one whos had a canadian passport to be my guarantor...



Carolyn, I can do that for you. Can we do it long distance via mail or courier.


  Donna Feb 22, 2008 10:49 AM


Hey girly, i need my Kirsten fix. call me. mama

  DONNA Feb 22, 2008 10:50 AM


put some pics up for me

  Donna Feb 22, 2008 10:51 AM


Sounds awesome Kirst! I was only fortunate to scuba once but I would do it again in a second! Enjoy the good times!

  Joe Feb 22, 2008 12:59 PM


hey kiddo! sounds like you really miss us :-) I'm traveling too but not to the exotic spots you are...I'm in Seattle. Love ya lots and will be back home all next week in case you call during the daytime.
Very glad you're enjoying yourself and miss you lots.
Stay Safe and love you.

  Wayne Roche Feb 22, 2008 4:13 PM


I got your telephone message last nite. call me at work 250 314 3962 or cell (which is sitting on my desk waiting for your call) 250 682 6111. Love you a lot. Mama

  Donna Feb 23, 2008 5:27 AM


Awesome Kirst!! That wud be sooo neat scubadiving there....Your descriptions r so amazing feel like we r there with u .... wud love that. ENJOY & BE SAFE..oh yeah..CALL YOUR MAMA!!!! Love u ...Brice & Liz

  Liz & Brice Feb 23, 2008 5:33 AM

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