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  • Day2

    Sunny days

    January 6, 2019 in Bonaire ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

    Waking up with the sun shining in to the room is what I call a wonderfull start of the day. Breakfast buffet with plenty to choose from is a nice addition and not having to do anything is just perfect. So we went walking to Kralendijk and sat on bar that was located on a peer. The corona was just before 12 but very pleasant. Walking back seeing some local stores and some sight seeing spots made it almost feel like a holiday. Everybody speaking dutch didn't the mentality on the island is also really relaxed, happy and honest. The sun did a very good job on my right arm even with sunscreen on and back in the hotel it was time for lunch. Sadly Petra became tired quickly and needed some rest. After lunch we did a bit of planning about diving on this beautifull island. All early boats were already full so I would go for the afternoon dives. Hopefully the wreck and maybe some other exotic spots. After this introduction we headed for the beach where first a tequila sunrise was a must. Shortly after did snorkeling made me realise again how extraordinary this underwater world is. In a second dive I spotted schools of colorfull fish, trigger fish, a murene, barracudas, trumpet fish, a lot of parot fish and plenty of beautifull coral just in the reef in front of the hotel. I was so caught up un this that I forgot time and temperature. So after more than an hour and just before sunset I returned from my discovery snorkel trip and enjoyed a pina colada while watching sun set. From this moment on we didn't think of leaving the beach and enjoyed the view and conversations untill darkness came. Time for some workouts, some did them on the beach (like Sam) some in the room (like me) and some did none (like Thijs & Carla allthough Carla made herself usefull for Petra and myself, she knows now that assisting in squats isn't without risks, sorry mum). Warm again and clean after a nice shower it was time for diner. With a nice red cabernet (while we ordered merlot ) we ate untill 10 ish. Getting Petra some food to recover a bit from the busy trip and a rough day. Afterwards a cocktail or 2 at the beachbar made us finish the day in style.Read more