Diving and snorkeling at Silfra

Diving in Iceland

Believe it or not, you can go scuba diving in Iceland. Situated in a fissure where the North American and the Eurasian continental plates meet, the Silfra dive site at Thingvallavatn is world famous for its visibility. On a good day, visibility is 100 meters (~300 ft) and since the …

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Please Proceed To Your Future In Terminal 3

At the Toronto airport, the inside of Terminal 3 was decked out with iPads at all of the restaurants and seating areas, freely available for internet access, playing games, ordering food, checking flight status, etc. Hundreds of glowing LED screens lighting the way to the future. Unfortunately, they didn’t work …

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An Uninvited Bunkmate

Something woke me up that morning, right around dawn. Not sure if it was sound or movement, but something was definitely going on. That’s not exactly unusual in a hostel room, but this seemed…different. I figured I should probably take a look around so I rubbed the sleep out of …

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Apartment on Utila

My apartment was on the top floor, right corner I rented an apartment for the month I spent on Utila. That got my accommodation costs down to below $30 a day. Still a little pricey (by backpacker standards anyway), but worth it to have a place to call my own …

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Lion Fish in Utila

A good haul of lion fish brought up from the reef after two dives off the island of Utila in the Honduras. …

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The Road to Lake Atitlan

Went up to Lake Atitlan, Guatemala (north of Antigua a few hours) to check out the area and do a couple of …

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View From Cerro de la Cruz

Took an early morning walk up to see the view from Cerro de la Cruz (Cross on the Hill). The site provides …

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Chocolate Museum Tour

Think museums are boring? Maybe you aren’t going to the right ones. These are photos of my tour of the ChocoMuseo in …

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Pacaya Volcano Hike

Photos from my hike up Pacaya, one of Guatemala’s most active volcanos. Mid-hike up Pacaya, outside of Antigua, Guatemala. It’s an active …