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Dive tips for the Riviera Maya

Mexico Monday – diving tips for divers in the Riviera Maya

Mexico Monday – diving tips for divers in the Riviera Maya

Some divers to the Riviera Maya are new to our open water diving in the Caribbean so we gathered some diving and dive vacation tips from ‘regulars’ who dive in Playa del Carmen on a regular basis. If you are thinking of coming to dive in the Riviera Maya, hope you get to this article […]

Scuba Diving is always in fashion!!

Scuba Diving is always in fashion!!

If Avatar is any indication of scuba diving inspiring the creativity of people on land, have a look at what we found for other scuba inspired fashion.  next week we will take a look at the movie Avatar and how Mr. Cameron used his scuba diving and underwater experiences as his source of creativity for […]

Very Cool Scuba Diving Tatoos

Very Cool Scuba Diving Tatoos

We have seen over the years some very cool tatoos that symbolize peoples experiences as a diver or reflect what they have seen underwater.  Call it the scuba tribe if you wish, or call it scuba art, but there are some pretty cool tatoos that people are wearing to show thier committment to or love […]

There is no BP oil in the Mexican Carribean or on the shores of mexico at all

There is no BP oil in the Mexican Carribean or on the shores of mexico at all

As instructors, we love to teach, and that can go beyond scuba diving.  As business owners in mexico, we feel we have a responsibility to teach others about what we have learned while working here, the culture, the environment, day to day stuff. For the last few weeks we have had some emails from people […]

Start your SSI Open water course for free online!

Start your SSI Open water course for free online!

SSI, our diving certification partner has started a great online training program that we need to Shout Out!  Their theory and video portion of the the open water course for all those busy people out there is for free!  Yes you heard us, for free!  Here is how it works.  Go to our website, www.abyssdivecenter.com […]

The Abyss Squared, Foursquared that is….

The Abyss Squared, Foursquared that is….

We are actually getting with the program and if you have been visiting lately you may have actually figured this out already.  Dave has a new social media app that he likes….and participates in frequently.  He is actually now using his Iphone for what it is meant to be used for.  His new obsession other […]

Fish Fridays from the Riviera Maya-Four Eyed Butterfly Fish

Fish Fridays from the Riviera Maya-Four Eyed Butterfly Fish

Common Name: Foureye Butterfly fish Latin Name: Chaetodon Capistratus Location: Caribbean, Florida, Bahamas also Gulf of Mexico, Bermuda and Brazil Distinct Features and Information: Four-eyed Butterfly fish are deep-bodied and laterally compressed, with a single dorsal fin and a small mouth with tiny, bristle like teeth. The body is light grey, sometimes with a yellowish hue, […]