Fri. Nov. 26, 2021 When visiting Yucatan, chances are you might want to visit one of its fine beaches. But you can also have a great time in the water, and see some geological wonders to boot, farther inland at the cenotes. What are cenotes? They are sinkholes connected to underground water -- deep pits … Continue reading Seeing Cenotes!
We have been meeting sea-anemones, condors, crabs, sea lions and seals. It brings back fond memories of some of our other coastal excursions and adventures, all over the U.S. and elsewhere.
Devil's Den is an unexpected natural treasure hidden away on private property near Williston, FL. A sinkhole filled with very clear water about 50 feet deep, it was named Devil's Den because in the old days when people saw the steam from its 72 degree water rising up through its narrow opening on a cold … Continue reading Snorkeling Underground
The third time was the charm when we went snorkeling with the manatees at Crystal River, Florida. We'd been there a couple of times in years past, and had limited success interacting with the “sea cows” that seek refuge in the warm waters of Crystal River every winter and spring. But this time all the … Continue reading Snorkeling with Manatees
May 22, 2008: Hanauma Bay Today I celebrated my birthday — meaning I tried my best to forget about it while everyone else in the universe reminded me. But if I must have a birthday, and if I must do something special to commemorate it, and if I could choose what I’d do, it would … Continue reading D, K and Z in Hawaii, Day 6