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Ricky Ponte '20

Ricky Ponte '20
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Cayman Islands – Final Day

Today was the last full day in the Cayman Islands! I am super sad to leave such an awesome place. It was an extremely fun and also educational experience that I would take again in a heartbeat. Today we finishednoff our last two morning dives with another deeo 100 foot dive and a shallow final dive. the last dive...

Cayman Islands – Day 6

Day six is complete! The trip is sadly almost over. Went out on two more dives, but these were really cool since they were dives out to shipwrecks. We saw the ships up close and swam through the decks of two different ships. The bigger wreck was the Kittiwake, an ex-navy submarine rescue vessel. It was sunk for the...

Cayman Islands – Day 5

Fifth day in the Cayman Islands is complete! Fun day if dives followed by a relaxed afternoon. We had another really deep dive to around 100 feet again today and it was super fun. We went through a big tunnel and it was super cool to see the variety of coral within it. On this dive, I saw my...

Cayman Islands – Day 4

Fourth day in the bag! Today started off with our deepest dive, going down to 100 feet underwater! It was a super cool experience to see so much life in that space, both coral and fish. Super noteworthy fish that I saw today were lionfish and barracuda. Today was the first time I saw a barracuda, and I actually...

Cayman Islands – Day 3

Third day in the Cayman Islands is done! Back in the water with two morning dives like normal. Unfortunately nothing extraordinarily of note, but it is still cool to see so many different fish. Today I saw sergeant major, a queen angelfish, which was a lot bigger than I thought, another lionfish, and loads of French Grunt. There was...

Cayman Islands – Day 2

Second day in the Cayman Islands is a success! Started off fairly well rested after the busy first day, heading off straight out to the first dives for the week after breakfast. These were my first dives in the ocean and they were amazing! The water was very clear and the fish were extremely plentiful. Some of the fish...

Cayman Islands – Day 1

First day in the Cayman Islands is done! We began with a long morning of travel, but it was certainly worth it for the first experiences from today. The main activity from today was having the opportunity to snorkel off of the coast of the resort in the afternoon. I was immediately excited to dive in the water and...