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Archive: May 2013

Another fun week culminating in the Chocolate festival!

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Lionfish “free for all” at Chocolate Festival of Belize!

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“Another great and eventful day on the island!”

Though we did a lot today, my favorite activities were spear-fishing lionfish, dissecting them, and doing reef data transects. There is something so satisfying about letting go of that cocked spear and seeing it hit its mark. It is not the most humane way to kill something unless you’re perfect aim, which I am not,…

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Learning to Dive – by Sebastian

Second day of scuba diving. Boy was that a blast! It is the absolute most surreal experience I have ever had. I feel like an astronaut on a foreign planet. We went through our confined water dives 2, 3, 4, and 5 today. We are now ready for our open water dives. We ended our…

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A bucket list day by Jenny!

There is only one name for a day like today:  a bucket list day.  The morning started with my first deep dive.  Check item #122 off the list.  We went to 100 feet and cracked an egg open, just to watch the yolk float out of the shell as though it hadn’t yet realized it…

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‘Treat your air like a perfect Martini, sip it slowly!!!’

My top 10 tips on how to conserve air while scuba diving. By Polly Alford, ReefCI Founder & Managing Director.  5000+ dives!   Are you always the first to be low on air and end the dive?  Here are a few tips to improve your air consumption, prolong the dive and keep your buddies happy! 1.“Treat…

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Great positive feedback from BFREE

“So glad it has gone so well…..the culmination of many years of discussion, plotting and planning! I had complete confidence in you and you did not disappoint!” Judy, BFREE, 17th May 2013

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Kyle aka Cookie, the Lionfish slayer!

  “Today I woke up at 5.30am and found out that I missed seeing a school of Dolphins by 15 minutes!!!  Every morning I wake up ready to go and very excited to dive.   We had a little briefing around 7am and I found out I would be spearing Lionfish.  I have wanted to…

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Lovely Luanna, our photo contest winner, gives feedback

I really enjoyed my time with Reefci!   Reservation process was without fault!! extremely helpful and fast to reply.    Accommodation was basic yet pleasant.    Meals were simple and generous, every dish was enjoyed by all.    Conservation training was highly involved in each day, with detailed briefings on each procedure.    Photo Speciality Course;…

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Feedback from Linda, May 2013

Overall I was pleased with the accommodation. The creativity in décor and the private rooms were appreciated. The meals were good and the fish dishes, excellent! I appreciated the teams willingness to assist me in putting my dive equipment on in the water. The staff also transported my tanks for me. My back is most grateful.  The ReefCI team…

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