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    How big is that thing? Could be a small slipper...

    How big is that thing? Could be a small slipper lobster. Another possibility is a mole crab, but they are usually on sandy beaches.
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    Exciting. What month is your United flight to...

    Exciting. What month is your United flight to Bonaire? There are a number of hotels off US 1 and 9 just north of EWR that offer park-and-fly packages (we book ours through our local auto club) --...
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    As a matter of fact Nic, we talked to one couple...

    As a matter of fact Nic, we talked to one couple who did exactly that -- they did not like the waves at the Oil Slick Leap ladder and so dove Boca Spelonk. They had apparently made that dive with...
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    We just returned home and so I am catching up on...

    We just returned home and so I am catching up on some computer items -- I intentionally "unplug" while on vacation. The winds were blowing nearly straight out of the south on Tuesday, which was not...
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    Great writing! Thanks for sharing. Both the...

    Great writing! Thanks for sharing. Both the Cliff site (what you term "Hamlet Oasis") and Karpata have great snorkeling under somewhat gentler wave conditions. We have done both a night snorkel and...
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    Another Great June Trip

    The K family returned to beautiful Bonaire the third full week of June for another wonderful holiday. It was quite a bit more relaxed than our June 2016 trip, and we all enjoyed the many experiences...
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    This query is going on two threads, but I will...

    This query is going on two threads, but I will only answer once. I assume that you have an active 77-yr old (go for it!!) and will recommend Karpata for the combination. There are about a dozen...
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    The entry at Tori's is easy from the south side...

    The entry at Tori's is easy from the south side of the canal. There has been a little trail down to the water. It is a long surface swim out to the buoy in relatively deep water. Again, this is...
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    Anne: our experience in 2015-16 was that many...

    Anne: our experience in 2015-16 was that many businesses close early (or, like Pasa Bon Pizza never even opened) on New Year's Eve. Some restaurants were open on the 1st, but most other businesses...
  10. Thread: Best boat dives

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    We usually schedule one morning at Klein Bonaire...

    We usually schedule one morning at Klein Bonaire each trip. 2-tank guided dives are done by DFB, usually with a max depth of around 60 feet. These are great trips and have different scenery from...
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    Karpata is awesome for both divers and...

    Karpata is awesome for both divers and snorkelers! I have read about the drift snorkel from La Dania's Leap to Karpata but we have not done it; divers could follow the surface group. Also up north,...
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    It might depend on your dive op. When we checked...

    It might depend on your dive op. When we checked in Dec 27, 2015 we were given 2016 tags. You may just need to see. Enjoy.
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    Way to go -- I'm envious of your upcoming trip. ...

    Way to go -- I'm envious of your upcoming trip. You can read lots of threads here about favorite dive and snorkel sites, but will have to determine which you folks prefer. But you embed several...
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    Great report guys! I look forward to part 2 and...

    Great report guys! I look forward to part 2 and more pics - the frogfish was great. I think you should reconsider Karpata as a snorkel site next year -- just enter by walking around the right side...
  15. Bobbejan's and Wil's were both open when we were...

    Bobbejan's and Wil's were both open when we were there in June. Unfortunately, work schedules prevent a winter trip for us this year, so enjoy for me.
  16. Thread: Mid-June 2016

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    Mid-June 2016

    The Ks made our sixth family trip to Bonaire during the second week of June. I have no pictures to share, but I hope you enjoy the prose. This was essentially a repeat of our holiday 2015...
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    If the days and schedule fit your vacation, jump...

    If the days and schedule fit your vacation, jump on a roundtrip for less than $500. Of course, with world economies tanking yesterday after the "Brexit" vote, things may continue to go down. If you...
  18. Thread: May2016

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    Great report and pictures Melissa. We were on...

    Great report and pictures Melissa. We were on island last week and saw two loggerheads swimming off the south side of Klein. Yes, a short report will be coming sometime. Thanks.
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    Thanks for the great report and the two pics. I...

    Thanks for the great report and the two pics. I love the "coco puff" juvenile! And you found the batfish -- we were on the island last week and met a group of divers who went looking for it without...
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    Weather in Bonaire is just about like the rest of...

    Weather in Bonaire is just about like the rest of the tropics -- it might change in 30 minutes, then it will change back. Yes, it is almost always warm. Yes, it is almost always breezy or windy (or...
  21. Got to concur with froggie on the list and the...

    Got to concur with froggie on the list and the other suggestions. If you've got six boat dives, hit Klein every time unless they are going up north (Karpata, Rappel, etc.). For five sure-fire shore...
  22. Thread: United

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    You are correct dannori. We are on the...

    You are correct dannori. We are on the down-bound flight on 11 June and the departure times for both legs have been moved up an hour. Typically, we have gotten no notification from UA (nor do I...
  23. Thread: Favorite dive ?

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    Got to go with most of the posters. Our favorite...

    Got to go with most of the posters. Our favorite southern site is Angel City (yes, and the entry is an adventure), and we saw a big green moray and an eagle ray feeding on our most recent dive...
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    DS: if I remember the story from Captain Don's...

    DS: if I remember the story from Captain Don's book, it was Bruce Bowker and somebody else who started the Rappel. They swam to Karpata for the exit. I will have to reread that chapter tonight. ...
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    Thanks gang. Sorry that the text is so goofed up...

    Thanks gang. Sorry that the text is so goofed up -- I copied it over from a Word doc and did not check the formatting. I know better for next time which will be mid-June! My wife was denied Xmas...
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