Chilled Turtle for Dia de Tortuga

Chilled Turtle for Dia de Tortuga

Here is a clip of a chilled hawks bill turtle that we found resting at one of my favorite local dive sites in the Gulf of Papagayo…Virador. I personally think that the animals remember us…I am pretty sure I have seen this turtle several times. Love seeing...
Shark at Rusty II

Shark at Rusty II

I love seeing how close we can get to the white-tip reef sharks. This shark was resting at one of the wrecks at our local dive site Tortuga. Sitting at 70ft during low tide…Just a few minutes boat ride from Playa del Coco. Beautiful animals. Such a rush of...
Happiness is Turtle Happiness

Happiness is Turtle Happiness

Happiness is Turtle Happiness…It is quite common to find turtles while scuba diving or snorkeling in the Gulf of Papagayo. This young hawks bill turtle was happily munching goodies from the rocks at Monkey Head dive site when we came along. He did not mind at...
Flatworm

Flatworm

In Honor of World’s Ocean Day…. Here is a video of a flatworm that I found the other day at Virador, one of our beautiful local dive sites in the Gulf of Papagayo. I was excited as I have only seen a couple of these creatures in the twenty years that I...
Weird Fish at Punta Ballena

Weird Fish at Punta Ballena

You never know what sort of critters you will see in the Gulf of Papagayo while scuba diving. We found this critter laying out in the open at one of our local dive sites…Punta Ballena. I believe it is a type of stargazer. I have only seen this fish less than...
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...