I Like Snorkeling

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    Like A Dreamtime Painting...

    ...I love to Snorkel and I am fortunate enough to live in a country with countless kilometres of beautiful beaches.  Any given Sunday in Summer when the Pony Club season has wrapped up for a year you can find me and my daughter snorkelling one of WA's gorgeous beaches...
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    3 Responses Oct 27, 2010

    Underwater World

    Snorkeling opens the door to a world of magic and I never knew what an integral part of me it was until I moved away from my little island. We had a few favorite spots back home and it is amazing to see these creatures in their habitat.  The brightness of the colors, how...
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    Nov 16, 2009

    It's So Relaxing

    I went to the Caymen Islands a couple of years ago with my family.  One of the things we did was go snorkeling.  We swam about a mile out and the water was so clear, and the fish would come right up to us (we had fish food with us).  It was so relaxing...
    lydialondon lydialondon
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Sep 16, 2008

    No Way. I Hated It So Much. ...

    No way. I hated it so much. It felt terrible and I couldn't focus on the beauty around me at all. Mostly it was just trying desperately not to choke.
    sondosia sondosia
    18-21, F
    Jan 26, 2007

    Love It..

    Drifting into an astonishing world of underwater magic! I love it! Amazingly I can’t swim but it’s all right I have a life jacket. The best was at Xel-Ha a water park in Mexico. I been to the Bahamas but had to go with one of the crew men b.c of choppy water and I...
    AkA007 AkA007
    26-30, F
    Feb 23, 2009

    It's Funny I've Always...

    It's funny I've always wanted to try that.  I love fish and to see all the stuff that lives under the sea would be very exciting for me.  However I did see this show once on how dangerous it was.  You wouldn't think so but apparently sometimes people get a little...
    lisaj0410 lisaj0410
    31-35, F
    May 19, 2007

    Snorkeling = Fun!

    I've personally taken snorkel trips to Oahu, Catalina, and Key Largo. Each time we saw the amazing beauty of the sea in all it's glory. There really is nothing quite like it. If you get a chance to snorkel on Catalina, go to Lovers' Cove, and if you're on Oahu, Kuilima...
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    1 Response Oct 13, 2006

    Yes, I Love It.  What a N...

    Yes, I love it.  What a new world opens up underwater.  I did this at Loreto Mexico.  My friend picked up a sea cucumber and it squirted black ink in the water.  I would love to do this again.  I'd also love to swim with the dolphins in Hawaii. 
    moxiesurvivor moxiesurvivor
    66-70, F
    May 19, 2007

    One Shell

    We landed in Cozumel two summers ago my wife and three other couples. We rented a lovely two story condo for five days it was totally awesome, private pool fenced and secure maybe six miles out of town. The weather was great and we had beach front access. We toured around in a VW...
    Onedgm Onedgm
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jun 24, 2011

    In The Water

    I floated there in the water, watching the fish below. Darting in and out of the reef, they floated magically-- like the UFOs you see in fuzzy camcorder videos, seeming to defy the laws of physics.  But this was close up, almost close enough to touch.  Reach out for them and...
    lkosice lkosice
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 18, 2012

    This is something I haven't tried yet.  I think I may enjoy it but I can't tell if I've never done it!
    theophania theophania
    22-25, F
    Jan 25, 2007

    I Have Never Done This Before ...

    I have never done this before sounds fun maybe someday I will
    LauraLDS2003 LauraLDS2003
    22-25, F
    May 19, 2007

    Made Me a Vegetarian..

    Seeing all the beautiful fish and then eating them at the restaurant.. I simply couldn't do that.. so that's how it all started.. Back to topic: I've only done it once in greece. It was terrific.. I spent  like all the 12 days of holiday in the water with my snorkel on...
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    Jan 18, 2008

    I've Never Been Snorkeling...

    I've never been snorkeling but I will someday. It sounds like a lot of fun. Be one with the fish and the water type stuff. It will be cool.
    tatersparkle tatersparkle
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 18, 2007

    Been a Long Time

    I learned how and went Snorkeling in High School.  I loved it!!!  I wish I could go back to it. I love the sea and water, anyway.
    silvermystics silvermystics
    51-55, F
    May 20, 2007

    First Time

    My first time snorkeling was pretty embarrassing. I couldn't grasp the idea of breathing through my mouth into that crazy tube - I usually breathe through my nose unless I'm singing. I was making this honking sound trying to breathe, and everytime I smiled the mouthpiece shifted...
    ladyloves ladyloves
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 29, 2008
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