Australia Part 2: The Great Barrier Reef

While in Cairns I took one day out to snorkel on the great barrier reef. I used the SilverSwift company and rented an underwater camera. The camera was about $100, and completely worth it! We stopped at 3 spots on Flynn Reef near Cairns. Unfortunately it was a bit choppier than ideal, but the water […]

Rabaul Part 2

Our 2nd day in Rabaul / Kokopo was devoted to snorkeling off Pigeon Island, and deserves an entire post to itself. On the way to the island, we saw a pod of at least 20 dolphins. I have always thought dolphins were kind of terrible, what with the whole ‘lets murder a porpoise and play […]