Scuba Adventures

Kopi Luwak

Kopi Luwak … At Last!

April 19, 2012

Update October 2014: I first heard of Kopi Luwak in 1999, when our chef friend asked me to try to find it for him when we visited Indonesia. As related in my post below, it was nowhere to be found in the areas of Indonesia where we traveled until after it was made popular by a movie. Since this 2012 post, I have seen many articles online about the poor treatment of civets; including taking them from the wild and … Read more Kopi Luwak … At Last!

On the Road: Blue Heron Bridge Dives

November 7, 2011

Since this summer’s launch of Blenny Week, we have been on the go! Some planned and several unforeseen (but necessary) road trips have kept us running. Three short trips were all we could manage to Riviera Beach’s famous Blue Heron Bridge.  We owe much of our success there to the local crowd, known to some as the Mucksters (a subset of whom are also known as the Ladies of the Muck), who dive the area every week and share their … Read more On the Road: Blue Heron Bridge Dives

Bonaire cave article

Bonaire Postcard

September 14, 2011

From the archives: Originally published in Scuba Diver AustralAsia for their “What it Looks Like” series, our contribution was written after a visit to one of Bonaire’s caves:  

I Love to Dive

July 31, 2011

Some years back, Scuba Diving Magazine asked if we would provide video content to accompany the articles we write for the publication. I have carried a video camera underwater with me for years, to help me identify fish and invertebrates and to record their behavior. I would occasionally turn the camera on my dive buddies if we found ourselves in an unusual or humorous situation, but generally had very few wide-angle scenics with or without people. In 2007 I created … Read more I Love to Dive