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The SCUBA Gear Conundrum – When What & Why

Every new diver faces a SCUBA Gear conundrum at some point or the other. Most authorities advise the traditional approach of buying a Mask, Snorkel and Fins first. I advise another approach which will not only save you your hard earned money but also make you a better diver. The SCUBA Gear Conundrum simplified If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you’re either considering SCUBA classes or planning to dive…

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Cave Diving - The Thai Cave Rescue

Thai Cave Rescue – Who’s the Real Expert ?

Now that the ‘experts’ have had their say, the hullabaloo died down and the debris settled, read on to know who are the real experts of the Thai Cave Rescue Operation and why it’s not and should never be the active military. Be warned though – All this opinion is from a ‘Non-Expert’ ! Traditions are good as much as are trials by fire. But when they begin to put…

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Preparing before diving in Pondicherry

Life is a Pond -The Complete Guide to SCUBA Diving in Pondicherry

Life is a big pond – Diving in Pondicherry Every beach bum’s paradise, Pondicherry is one of the best places to be in, on India’s East Coast. Even more so, if you prefer enjoying a chilled beer post-dive in some much-needed sunshine on a beach. The beach, with its unending horizons and exquisite seafood, will double-up as the cherry on top of the proverbial cake. This idyllic city is a…

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Really Grandi. Also where I got my squeeze.

Attack of the Sinus Squeeze – The Day I Became Rudolph the Reindeer !

  In a Squeeze In the midst (of winding down) of a major life event, I realized that an outlet to vent my emotions positively was paramount. Something which would not tax my spine, but still be enjoyable. Of course, I began to plan my next dive trip on the West Coast of the country. After factoring in sufficient time for physiotherapy (PT) and R&R, I was finally en route…

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Diving in India

Diving in India – A Brief Overview

Seated in the Indian Ocean, India is known more for her diverse culture and history than its diving. In fact, diving in India is eons away from mass recognition! It could be attributable to a multitude of reasons, most notably the country’s inclination to stay away from sports and outdoor activities (except cricket) and; proper marketing and awareness among the general populace.  Diving in India is currently on an uptick…

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super diver

Namaste Divers!

Although I have spent most of my life next to or sailing the oceans, I never ever felt any sort of urge to explore the “seven seas” until recently. In fact, I always had my eyes towards the sky with the hope of racing through the clouds someday. Unfortunate circumstances put paid to my childhood dream but set the wheels in motion for something, which I hope, transcends to something…

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