Sunday, July 20, 2014

Cozumel 2014 Day 9 The Final Chapter

Today is our last day of diving this trip. We have had a wonderful and relaxing time. We hope you have enjoyed looking at the photos and videos. We'd love to read your comments, so if you haven't already done so, leave us a few words about the pics you like best. If you've already y left a comment, please leave another on. This morning we dove on Punta Tunich Reef and went back to Villa Blanca Reef in search of the elusive Bat Fish. We didn't find any today, but you won't want to miss the video Reva took of some Squid! It's very unusual to locate Squid during the day, but our fantastic dive master, Julio Kim did just that. He's the best!
 
Green Moray Eel
 
Black, Red & White Nudi-Branch
 
Large Black Grouper
 
Blue Tang
 
Peacock Flounder
 
Black & White Moray Eel
 
Tiny Juvenile Trunk Fish (size of a thimble)
 
Great Barracuda
 
Nurse Shark
video
 Peacock Flounder

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Cozumel 2014 Day 8

Up early after a great night dive and off again to Palanca Bricks Reef. It was here that a six foot Nurse Shark came swimming across the top of the reef directly at Reva. He came within one foot of her camera (see picture below) before turning away and swimming through our group of divers. He hung out with us for about a full minute, sometimes coming close enough to touch. Later in the morning we made our way to the Columbia Shallows reef where there was an abundance of sea life. Enjoy the photos and video.
 
 Reva says. "Welcome to my world."
 
Yellow Filefish
 
French Angel
 
Nurse Shark headed for Reva!
 
"Hello Ms. Reva."
 
Nurse Shark and Mitch
 
"Hey, who's that invading my space?"
 
Tiny Orange Coral Blennie
 
Trumpet Fish
 
Rock Beauty
 
Juvenile
 
Yellow Sting Ray
 

Cozumel 2014. Day 7

Today our youngest daughter, Angela and her husband arrived for their Ports A Call here on Cozumel while cruising on the Carnival Magic. We picked them up about 9:00 am and enjoyed several hours a beach club and had a leisurely lunch with them before returning them to their ship around 2;00 pm. At 4:15 we boarded our own boat, the Queen Angel with Captain Shaggy and Dive Master Julio. It was off to the Palancar Caves for a late afternoon dive. Then it was a relaxing time of watching the sun set before entering the water just at dusk on Paradise Reef of an awesome night dive. We hope you enjoy the photos and videos from today's dives.
 
The Videos are a little jumpy and there is no sound. I'm not sure why, but it has something to do with the blog site, not the camera.
 
Fun in the sun
 
 
The Magic sets sail. Audios Angela y Mike.
 
 Puffer Fish
 
 Coral Blennie
 
 Sea Cucumber
 
 Octopus
 
 Sea Basket Star Fish
 
 
 Splendid Toad Fish 
 

 Moray Eel

 Spanish Lobster (weird)
 

Octopus

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Cozumel 2014 Day 6

Day 6 took us to Columbia Deep Reef and to Dialia Reef. Not as many opportunities for photos today, but Reva did a great job anyway. Please feel free to leave comments and enjoy the photos and videos.

You guessed right. It's a turtle.

Baby Star Fish (about the size of a dime)
 
Juvenile File Fish

Green Moray Eel

Another one

Queen Angel

Dinner

Giant Parrot Fish (4-5 ft. length)

Barracuda
 
Adult Drum Fish

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Cozumel 2014 Day 5

Down to one camera, ugh!  Dives today were to San Francisco Reef and Tormentos Reef. It was a beautiful day and two beautiful dives. We hope you enjoy the pictures and videos.

French Angel

Queen Angel

Spiny Star Fish inside Red Sponge

Blue Parrot Fish (3-4 ft. Long)
 
Yellow Grunt

Scorpion Fish

Rock Fish

Trumpet Fish
Family of Lobster

Nudi-Branch
Pipe Fish

Pipe Fish

Pipe Sea Horse
 
Pipe Sea Horse
 
Pipe Sea Horse

Pipe Sea Horse

Pipe Sea Horse

Juvenile Trunk Fish (size of a small button)

Watch this Snapper gulp down a Lion Fish
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