Tuesday, January 28
Hilo, day 3
Up early to get downtown for the first day of our scuba class. Advanced Open Water isn’t ‘advanced,’ as much as a step towards advancing skills a bit. Just Pattie and me are working with Bill at Nautilus Dive Center here in Hilo. Bill’s done this for a while—certified in ’71, teaching since ’84. “Deliberate” is a good description for his pace; and he wasn’t immediately terrifically sociable. He’s got a definite way of doing things, and has very helpful hints along the way, for sure.
We went to Leleiwi, about 15 minutes/5 miles east of downtown, driving in Bill’s truck with him...Read More