Hanging Ten With a Turtle at Tortuga

Hanging Ten With a Turtle at Tortuga

Surprises, surprises. Scuba diving is full of surprises…This was the second turtle we saw at this dive site…Tortuga…One of our many awesome local dive sites in the Gulf of Papagayo. The first turtle was a small hawks bill…only about a foot...
Spotted Tiger Snake Eel

Spotted Tiger Snake Eel

Since this morning we had the chance to see a yellow bellied sea snake on the beach in Playa del Coco…I though I would share this video of the spotted tiger snake eel. Eels are a type of elongated fish found in both marine and freshwater… Eels have gills...
Devil Ray Happiness

Devil Ray Happiness

Happiness is hanging out with a devil ray for your safety stop. He came so close to us that we could see his eyes and also noticed the white tip on his dorsal fin by his tail. Pure awesomeness! www.sirenasdivingcostarica.com La felicidad es salir con un rayo del...
Tiburones en la Pared de Palmares

Tiburones en la Pared de Palmares

La Pared at Palmares is one of my favorite local dive sites. Lots of sand beds and rock walls to explore and the sharks like taking a nap there. When the visibility is good it is fun to skim the tops of the rock formations at forty feet and look down to the depths of...
Smack of Jellies

Smack of Jellies

Smack of Jellies. A group of dolphins is called a pod, a group of fish is called a school, and a group of crows is called a murder. But what is a group of jellyfish called? Many refer to groups of jellyfish as blooms or swarms, but they can also be called a...
A Magic Carpet of a Ray

A Magic Carpet of a Ray

A magic carpet of a ray. Rays are like magic carpets…Especially as they glide down in front of you…beside you or underneath you. As we were completing the PADI open water training dive four we found this little round ray and then we noticed a nice sized...