Diving in Puerto Galera

I’m not sure how we decided to go on a dive trip, but it was possibly the best decision of the month.  Having a pod of dolphins come greet us was a good start to the trip.

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Dave purchasing a camera to use under water was the second best decision, and I’m glad he let me borrow it for a couple of dives.  This cuttlefish was pretty cool.  I love how quickly they can change colour.

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I’m still not sure how I spotted this octopus hiding under a crack in the reef. Eventually he came out and we could see how awesome he was.

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The highlight for me was a night dive we did above a sandy bottom.

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If you look hard enough, you can see a tiny crab.

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I have no idea what this thing was. It was about a foot in diameter and moving across the floor of the ocean at a slow pace. It absorbed nearly all the light and so was visible only as a pool of dark black.  The flash brought out a bit of red, but not much.

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