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DIVE LOG

📍 Manta Dive, Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
⚓ Deep Turbo
⏱ 37 minutes
👓 25m
⇩29m
📅 April 2018
♬ Castleshire, by Chris Haugen (licensed under CC BY, sourced from YouTube Music Library)
🎥 GoPro HERO5 Black, edited with iMovie

I’m sure it just takes a whole lot of practice, but I’m not entirely sure that I’d ever be much of a master at reading dive conditions. “Tides, Waves & Currents” was an interesting speciality to do as part of my SSI Advanced course though, and has come in pretty handy on my snorkeling missions too.

Doing this course has made me a lot more confident in the water, and really deepened my understanding of this sport, and it’s been a whole bunch of fun at the same time. It’s so exceptionally cool to be back in the water after such a long break, and I know that this particular ride only gets better from here.

TOP TIP: If you’re planning to dive on the Gili islands, get in touch with Manta Dive. The dive centre is awesome, with a professional team, a damn fine breakfast, and super cool accommodation.

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