Beach Dive Playa Ocotal

Beach Dive Playa Ocotal

After all of the years that I have been scuba diving in the Gulf of Papagayo….I never took the time to do a beach dive or snorkel in Playa Ocotal. Due to the problems regarding COVID-19… I was given the opportunity. As soon as the beaches were opened...
Playing in the Surge in Ocotal, Costa Rica

Playing in the Surge in Ocotal, Costa Rica

Hola Amigos Hoping that this video finds you all doing well. Since the pandemic COVID-19 began…Costa Rica’s borders, beaches, national parks and public places were closed. However when the president of Costa Rica finally opened the beaches this May 2020...
There’s a Shark…But Look There is a Seahorse

There’s a Shark…But Look There is a Seahorse

After you scuba dive in a place for a while…You get to know the animals that like to hang out there. In this one area at one of our local dive sites, Punta Ballena, it is common to see white-tip reef sharks, turtles, southern stingrays AND seahorses. It is a...
Half Moon Jelly Bloop Bloop Bloop

Half Moon Jelly Bloop Bloop Bloop

Hola Amigos Here is a video of a half moon jelly blooping to the surface. I think it was escaping the cortez angel fish that was hoping to eat it. These are one of my favorite jellies….They do not sting and sometimes there are so many…you have to move them...

Surprises in Scuba Diving

Surprises in Scuba Diving the Gulf of Papagayo, Costa Rica. I found this unidentifiable starfish at Tortuga, one of our favorite local dive sites. This was a couple years ago. Been diving here for over twenty years and this was the first time and the last time I saw...