Diving & Driving

Seasickness and Swimming with Sharks

The current or winds had pulled the buoys beneath the waves. It was getting late, so our Captain decided to cut the engine and drop the cage.

My first Galapagos Shark, luminous and almost ghostly in the dark blue, materialized on the side of the boat. Next we noticed fins slicing the surface near the engine.

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Elaine J. Masters

Elaine J. Masters, travel writer / tripwellgal on the road

Getting on? Let's keep going and go well! Join me for mindful journeys and unique culinary adventures along with travel tips galore. Like most of you, I travel solo often, and at other times with family and friends. Whatever way we go, my mission is to help us connect with our beautiful planet and peoples mindfully, with care and wonder.
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