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Palau: Turtles!

Just like sharks, we spotted turtles on most of our dives.  At Blue Corner, I was actually hooked about 3 feet from a turtle that was munching on coral (got loads of videos of that!).

Here are some of the shots…

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I think this is my funniest picture from the trip:

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Our friend Brian (who I still have to send this picture to…)

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Finally, my first picture with a turtle!  I know, I know, you can’t stand my sexiness!

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And now my second picture with a turtle!

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Our friend Maria swimming along with a turtle at the New Drop Off, our final dive.

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All the turtles we saw are pretty small, because once they’re bigger they move on to the south of Palau, a few hours away from where we were.

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Palau: SHARKS!

Don’t get me wrong, if I was frolicking on the beach and I spotted a shark, I would probably have more fear than excitement, and would likely swim away towards dry land, instead of swimming closer for a nicer shot, or hooking myself to a coral reef to be able to get a better look at them. 

But diving?  It’s a whole different world, and seeing sharks (specially non-aggressive ones like the ones in these waters) makes it for good and exciting diving.  And in Palau we saw them in pretty much every dive!

So it’s no wonder that I got pictures, lots and lots of pictures!  (And for the record, Blue Corner and Ulong Channel were the best spots to see them while we were in Palau, Ulong being our favorite dive.)

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How many sharks can you count?

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Yep, that’s Karl!

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