My Honduras Diving Adventure: Part V

My Honduras Diving Adventure: Part V

So I had one dive under my belt.  Bring it on. The rest of my Open Water Diving Course was a breeze. After my initial hesitation, I was ready to conquer the final three dives, and get my picture taken for my graduation to Certified Diver. Thankfully, Chris, our instructor, had drilled all of the […]

My Honduras Diving Adventure: Part II

My Honduras Diving Adventure: Part II

Leaving Chicago was blissful.  As our plane rose over the white city, John and I breathed a sigh of relief as we left our hectic lives on our adventure to the turquoise waters of Utila, Honduras.  Landing on the tarmac in San Pedro Sula, we exited the plane, waited through customs, gathered our luggage and checked into our […]

Coral Gardening in Honduras

Coral Gardening in Honduras

Coral gardening is similar to traditional gardening.  It is labor intensive, time consuming, and very rewarding.  At least that is how Honduras resident Rose Gabrouel sees it.  A seasoned land based gardener, Rose has taken her skills underwater and is now gardening animals instead of plants (yes, coral is an animal).  Her motive?  To help […]

Diving the Utila Cays

Diving the Utila Cays

When traveling to Utila, many tourists stay in Utila Town.  It makes sense, it is where the ferry and the taxis from the airport drop you off.  There are plenty of  accommodations, dive shops, restaurants, and bars.  And people.  The streets are bustling with activity from local construction, to commuting school kids, to buzzing around […]