Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Curacao last to beginning of the 40th ---4--Scuba Diving w Stingrays and Meeting the Sharks and Sea Turtles

Turtle and sharks

The pelican i still have to check in my bird book for on the way up to the Sea Aquarium.

Walking into the sea aquarium

Sea Lion Encounter

This boat had rooms and offices in it They had a show on every 1/2 Hour and The Sea lion encounter was right around the corner from this tall Ship.The can of pop was 3 Gildas which was 2.25(?) US.

I wanted Cecile to stick her head in and pretend it was chomping on her head but for some reason she would not play along then she said i was totally not cool.Well i thought it would be an awesome gag picture....party pooper.

The instructor explaining things to Cecile.

Getting her gear on.

No matching flippers for Maart.

The instructor1st to go down then Cecile

The boat we went in to go down and see maart and cecile at the bottom

Look at those stingrays----the windows were hard to take picture from.

So proud of Cecile

Surrounded by schools of fish

On the other side there were dolphins.


Curacao last to beginning of the 40th --3---Sea aquarium

Dolphin Encounters

Sea Starfish-hard to the touch but soft from the bottom.Very beautiful!!
Sea Cucmber---rough yet soft to the touch
Sea Urchin---very hard to the touch.It was like a suction cup and stuck to maart's hand. conch

stingray skeleton

The cost was 279 US to swim with the dolphins

Stingray were beautiful
We came back to the flamingo encounter for the show

more of these to come
huge turtles on the side with the sharks