thanks for any input!
thanks for any input!
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food! i can't believe i didn't think of that. thanks, that's a very smart idea! could you give me an example of what kind of fish food to bring? i know nothing about what fish are able to eat, besides those little gold fish flakes. hopefully i can just bring something from the ship (if it's safe for them, of course).When diving, I've used mini-pretzels with excellent results. Their advantage is that they take a while to get soggy and break up.
i thought the only issue would be the somewhat chilly temp's this time of year until i heard from your posts and others that the water is murkier and rougher, too.I didn't answer the snorkeling spot question. If you go to this link you'll see a great aerial photo of Santa Maria Cove (photo on the left). In the foreground which is the west end of the beach, you'll see that the water is shallow by the rocks (right in front of the catamaran). This is where you snorkel:
cruise pup, would you happen to know if the best area for snorkeling that you described is easy to find at SMB? i've heard that lover's beach is popular for snorkeling, but your description makes me want to check out SMB. was the spot you choose accessible by water taxi, also? i'd rather save the dough and not have to go on a catamaran tour if i can help it.
thx for the pic (and all the info), cruise pup! the visual helps a lot.No jellyfish problem when we went. Didn't see any. They played a recorded announcement on the the boat advising that jellies had been spotted in the area within the past 24 hours and anyone wishing to leave would get a refund. No one left. I'm thinking they play this recording every day to cover themselves.
btw, how was the jellyfish situation for you in January? did you find it necessary to swab that jellyfish-repellant on?
someone mentioned that the ppl on their snorkeling tour got stung over 10 times! *ouch*
i'll post up a new thread for this question, too.