Belize Dive: 1
Site: Tackle Box 2
Avg/Max Depth: 53/82
Weight: 16 lbs
Buddies: Nick, Curtis, Kristen
Rudy picked us up at 8:30 for our first day of diving. We were joined by three others: Texas (which we’ve dived with in past years [idk his name; he’s from Texas]), a foreign guy (who I also believe we’ve dived with), and Christina aka Dora (self-given nickname).
It was nice to make bubbles again. Because of the weather, the visibility wasn’t great. But it’s more fun when the nurse sharks sneak up on us, I always say. The swells were big and I was feeling a little seasick. Hopefully the wind dies down during the rest of our trip.
My brand new mask didn’t leak, which was good. My brand new flippers hurt my feet at first, but by the end of the dive they were fine.
Because I wanted to pack really light for this trip, I decided not to bring my camera. As nice is it is to take underwater photos, it’s kind of a pain. You’ve got to rinse the case and remember to charge the batteries, and then the batteries die and it’s stressful. And sometimes searching for the perfect shot is stressful. And without having a fancy light setup like Curtis, the photos aren’t amazing. And I spend so much time color correcting them. Anyway, I decided to relax and enjoy the dives for this trip, and look at all the awesome things with my eyes instead of through a camera lens.