Dominica

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PapaZ
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Dominica

Post by PapaZ » Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:39 pm

Enjoyed the first week of March in the Caribbean warm waters of Dominica (not Dominican Republic).
Traveled with Carmoday Scuba and Travel LLC out of Yakima.
Couple fair weather days, then rain as island was sandwiched by two tropical storms.
At least the rain was warm.
Viz was only a hazy 40-50 feet. (Yeah, I know.....that would be an excellent day here in the Pacific Northwest.)

Buddy Dive Resort, Roseau, Dominica. Dominica is a tropical rain forest island with a population of 75,000.
We did make 3000 new friends each day as a new cruise ship would anchor in front of the resort, but left by 6 PM.

Diving was south about 3-5 miles. Nice walls and coral heads.

This video is kinda long, set to HD, watch on a large monitor and enjoy the marine ecosystems.

PapaZ :)


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Re: Dominica

Post by Gdog » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:52 am

Nice work! Seems like a ton of life there. How was the water temp?

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Re: Dominica

Post by johndo88 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:42 am

Nice video. My daughter has been there. She insists that we go. I suspect you agree?

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Re: Dominica

Post by Tom Nic » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:07 pm

Lovely!

On my list for sure!
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Re: Dominica

Post by PapaZ » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:52 pm

Gdog wrote:Nice work! Seems like a ton of life there. How was the water temp?


Water temp 81 to 78 at depth. Very comfy in 3mm \:D/

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Re: Dominica

Post by Gdog » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:56 pm

Perfect!!

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Re: Dominica

Post by mz53480 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:58 pm

:supz:
...I like going to the chamber.. They have great food there, and awsome live music "H20doctor"
Check out the VIDEOS!

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Dominica

Post by GearHead » Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:24 am

I can attest that the locals make some very tasty moonshine. My sister was on a cruise ship that stopped at the island quite a few years ago. She smuggled back a small bottle of the local hooch, and gave it to me for Xmas.
Looks like a beautiful place to go that's not as crowded (yet) as some of the other Caribbean destinations.

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