Psycho Hamster's photos with the MikesCupboard

Lionfish at end of dive

Lionfish at end of dive
Pretty good way to end an outstanding day.
Added on October 24, 2006

Turtle over reef

Turtle over reef
The turtle swam gently below us, ignoring us completely. It moved along the reef and settled itself into a hole.

Mantas and a turtle on the same day - pretty hard to beat.
Added on October 24, 2006

Mansion

Mansion
This is our chalet at Casa Barry.

It had a lounge / kitchen, bathroom and two large bedrooms. Very comfortable indeed.
Added on October 24, 2006

Large starfish

Large starfish
Added on October 24, 2006

Turtle!

Turtle!
Looking just off to the left from the lionfish I saw this turtle. It swam straight towards us onto the reef.
Added on October 24, 2006

Sea bed

Sea bed
I don't know what this is. I have no idea why I took it. There may be a camouflage fish in here somewhere, there may not. But I thought it was worth keeping in case it turns out to be something interesting, because it would normally be something that A…
Added on October 24, 2006

Dancing lionfish 2

Dancing lionfish 2
Added on October 24, 2006

Dancing lionfish

Dancing lionfish
One of my lasting memories of the trip - two lionfish dancing together in midwater.

This was definitely a time I got far too close to a lionfish.
Added on October 24, 2006

Bluespotted stingray

Bluespotted stingray
Added on October 24, 2006

Anenome with Anenomefish

Anenome with Anenomefish
Andy our dive leader is pointing at something very interesting that isn't the anenome. And I have no idea what it is. But everything Andy pointed to was very interesting.
Added on October 24, 2006

Moorish Idol

Moorish Idol
There were many of these but they didn't stay still.
Added on October 24, 2006

Guitarfish

Guitarfish
Added on October 24, 2006

Big eye

Big eye
of some sort.
Added on October 24, 2006

Peacock Grouper 2

Peacock Grouper 2
Added on October 24, 2006

Sergeant fish

Sergeant fish
Added on October 24, 2006

Lizard fish

Lizard fish
Another camouflage fish, but this one was named properly for me.

This was our third dive of the day at a site called Mike's Cupboard. In an irritating oversight there are no photos of Mike diving Mike's Cupboard.
Added on October 24, 2006

Peacock Grouper

Peacock Grouper
Not nearly as big as the potato grouper but an impressive fish nonetheless.
Added on October 24, 2006