Rainbow Springs Florida


Based on the advice of some kayakers I met in Crystal River (the same ones whose fervent praise of my kayak almost made me blush) I decided to visit Rainbow Springs which is about 45 minutes north and east of Crystal River. I camped the night at the state park…

Crystal River Florida


I stopped for a night's rest and a day of paddling at Crystal River, Florida, about an hour and a half north of Tampa. It is the year-round home of manatees although they are more prevalent in winter. Nonetheless, I was lucky enough to encounter perhaps a dozen of these…

Snorkeling Arnos Vale


Here is another compiled video of some snorkeling highlights at beautiful Arnos Vale, Tobago taken during my last two days on the island: There were huge schools of small fishes that gathered in bands or swam past you for minutes at a time. We also saw the resident school of…

Snorkeling


The snorkeling in Tobago is pretty spectacular. From Buccoo reef near Pigeon Point on the southwest end of Tobago to Arnos Vale and Castara on the north coast to Speyside on the northeast end of the island, there is a lot of variety. I've seen cuttlefish in two different locations…