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U.S. DIVE TRAVEL is your gateway to brilliant Pacific & Caribbean vacations -- for snorkelers, scuba divers & folks who love tropical beaches.
U.S. DIVE TRAVEL is your gateway to brilliant Pacific & Caribbean vacations -- for snorkelers, scuba divers & folks who love tropical beaches.

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Like the Beach Boys often sing... "Wooden It Be Nice?" ... to flee the Nitty Grit of City Life & head for a seacoast somewhere? ;) In this the mind-numbing nadir of a North American winter, there's still plenty of hope, sunseekers... So here today, the founder of U.S. Dive Travel, John Hessburg, bids all our loyal readers -- funseekers & beach baskers of all hues, tanned or pale -- Warm Welcome Back to Your Tropical Dream, however long deferred.

Over the course of 26 years we've served more than 24,000 good folks from all around the world, connecting them with delightful tropical vacation isles & diving yachts. Our esteemed clients are "Scoobies," "Snorkies" & "Sand Spuds" alike (scuba divers, snorkelers or boldly unrepentant beach potatoes) & all are treated with equal time & TLC. Always.

This pic, taken by John's adventure buddy for 35 years, Bob "Bonz" Shaw, was midway through a recent hike on San Juan Island's South Beach in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, WA state, USA. Here countless tons of cedar, hemlock, Doug fir & hardwoods have washed ashore over centuries of incessant surf, leaving a magical Boneyard of the Pacific.

"CARPE MARIA. SEIZE the SEAS. WELCOME DIVERS!"

So why sit & sulk in your sun-hungry city, guys, succumbing to the depression of another winter? Who's calling the shots anyway -- you, or the Dark Lords of Urban Despondency? There's a wide & wonderful world just waiting to be hiked, biked, dived & climbed. Of tropical travel, amigos del mar, "If You've Got a Dream, Let's Make It Happen!"

Now, if Bonzo's photo stirs you to reach for some "Sunny Vitamin Sea," ™ feel free to phone us any time for info & prices -- for snorkeling, diving or sunny beach vacations across the Caribbean & Pacific -- 952-953-4124.

A Dedicated Diver's Motto: "I SINK THEREFORE I AM !"

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"LIFE'S a BEACH & THEN YOU DIVE !"

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The anemone's always greener on the other side of the fence, right?  This must be the Clown Prince of Clownfish --  truly a neo-classic pic. Our special thanks to talented photog Robert Saddler for re-energizing the most cliche-ridden shot in the scuba world -- clownfish nestled in anemone (whose sting he's immune to). Mahalo nui for giving it this a vibrant new buzz, RS.

A Dedicated Diver's Motto: "I Sink Therefore I Am!" ™ That's why the best way to really find immersion in this world of stunning color is to shut down your mobile phone, PC or TV, rise off your couch & head for a tropical isle. There you can relish the peace & freedom of scuba diving, snorkeling or free diving (without air tank).

Now, if Rob's photo stirs you to reach for some "Sunny Vitamin Sea," ™ feel free to phone us any time for info & prices -- for snorkeling, diving or sunny beach vacations across the Caribbean & Pacific -- 952-953-4124.

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Life's a Beach & then You Dive!"


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Yes I'm free, free-fallin'...  Bubbles flow like a crown of pearls, and the best part of free-diving is this: sweet unfettered access to Inner Space in a plunge that's strong, decisive and ... clean!  No clunky air tank, only a pure moment.  Our thanks to photog Gabriele Tomaino of Art Company for this stirring monochrome.

Now, if Gabi's fun photo stirs you to reach for "A New Dose of Sunny Vitamin Sea" (TM) please feel free to phone us any time for more info or prices -- for snorkeling, diving or sunny beach vacations across the Caribbean & Pacific -- 952-953-4124.

Photo is © Copyright 2017, Gabriele Tomaino, Art Company, originally posting on G+.

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"Life's a Beach & then You Dive!"  (TM)

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Aloha sunseekers -- another day to celebrate this wild adventure we call.... LIFE!   And often the best thank-you prayer is just to do a little dance in the morning rays.  As bitter cold sweeps down across NorthAm from the Arctic, burying us in snow & ice, just launch a smile and let it loose -- that core of youth we all keep deep inside forever -- like a safe deposit box of hope.

Our smiles of thanks to Belgian G+ buddy +Martine Faseur for posting this dancing water nymph a bit ago, & kudos to her unknown photog, too, for a brilliant shot, 3rd in a series of free-diving pics.

From all of us at U.S. Dive Travel Network ( www.usdivetravel.com )  & Live-Aboards.com ( www.live-aboards.com ), we wish you all a delightfully safe, serene and sunny Christmas holiday -- coming soon to a maritime theater near you :)
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The Freedom of Inner Space -- Willin' to be Chillin' -- 2nd in a series of free-diving pics. This gal, embracing the Big Blue about 20 meters down -- is demonstrating the only Two Commandments of unencumbered non-scuba diving: (1) Expend Minimum Energy, (2) Expect Maximum Tranquility. Image is (c) Copyright Renato Lollato for G+.

Thanks Renato for a dandy image, to fortify our healthy fantasies, as we all prep for another long & heavy winter. Please click on the pic for a slick wide-field view of this oceanic blessing.

Now, if RL's fun photo stirs you to reach for "A New Dose of Sunny Vitamin Sea" (TM) please feel free to phone us any time for more info or prices -- for snorkeling, diving or sunny beach vacations across the Caribbean & Pacific -- 952-953-4124.

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Life's a Beach & then You Dive!" (TM)


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#DiveResorts #ScubaDivingVacations #ScubaVacations
#Snorkeling #SnorkelingVacations #SnorkelingPackages
#LiveAboards #LiveAboardDiving #LiveAboardVacations 
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Arriba y adelante -- into the Light -- the Freedom of Inner Space.  First in a series.  This monochrome is © Copyright Christian Vizl, via our ol' friend Marc Lafontan.  Stay loose, America... breathe in, rest easy.   Slip the surly bonds of fear.  We're gonna be fine.  How about we all try less bitching & more pitching in -- for Family, Friends & Homeland?   It's all gonna be OK... Embrace the Light, not  the gloom.
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Underwater wonders never cease... the Lady with the Bubble Bonnet Meets Mick the Torch-Munching Moray.  This magical moment was captured near  Mauritius island, just east of Madagascar, by the talented U/W photog Werner Thiele.  OK, friends, time for a submarine parody of Dean Martin's classic ol' ditty, "It's Amore..."

Your hand hits a reef crack
If you don't get it back
It's a moray...

If it's toothy & brown
And it's dragging you down
It's a moray...

If it tugs on your sleeve
And you get no reprieve
It's a moray...

Oh your memories may linger
Just minus one finger
A moray, a moray today.
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Flashing fish funnel like a Tunnel into the Fabric of Space & Time -- except this Einsteinian wrinkle is not a black hole in outer space.  It's a jubilant Blue-Silver Hole in Inner Space!  And, dear sunseekers, it's the way many pelagic species of macks, jacks even sardines will school gently into glinting pipelines when intruders glide into their "personal space."

This classic shot of schooling fish is the creation of  eGrupos De Mime, via our old G+ buddy & consummate photo-artiste, Marc Lafontan.  Please click on the pic for a slick wide-field view of this oceanic Time Tunnel.

This is part 4, & the last image in our autumn mini-series of fish-crowd pics, dubbed  "Getting Schooled in Ocean Energy"...  Now, in the event that eGrupos' fun photo stirs you to reach for  "A New Dose of Sunny Vitamin Sea" (TM) please feel free to phone us any time for more info or prices -- for snorkeling, diving or sunny beach vacations across the Caribbean & Pacific -- 952-953-4124.

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© Copyright 2016, eGrupos De Mime; with special thanks, amigos del mar.  Arriba y adelante mientras todos nos bajamos, zambullimos con alegria y locura fresca ... en Lo Profundo Azul.


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A prowling shark probes the perimeter & look what this fat 'n sassy school is doing -- "IN YO FACE" they're saying, by gathering into the classic profile of an ancient Greek war helmet.  The talented Jun Fukui snapped this cool shot in Angaga, Maldives, earlier this summer.  Moral of the story, sunseekers -- "There Is  Safety In Numbers!" :)

To fully enjoy Jun's photo, we recommend you click on the image to expand it, & the detail is amazing...

This is part 3 of our mini-series of fish gang pics, dubbed "Getting Schooled in Ocean Energy".  Stay tuned for next week's 4th & final installment -- "The School of Rock"-- another eye-candy gem by our amigo del mar, the incomparable Marc Lafontan.

Meanwhile, if these images rev your adventure engines like they do ours, please feel free to phone us any time for more info or prices for snorkeling, diving or sunny beach vacations across the Caribbean & Pacific -- 952-953-4124.

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© Copyright 2016, U.S. Dive Travel & The Diction Aerie
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#DiveResorts  #ScubaDivingVacations   #ScubaVacations
#Snorkeling  #SnorkelingVacations   #SnorkelingPackages
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#ScubaDiving   #SkinDiving   #TropicalVacationPlanners
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Ladies & Gents, you've just been schooled! -- by thousand of little silvery fish, yet ;)  Isn't life humbling -- & electrifying -- when the forces of Nature step right in & just envelope us with color & motion?  Our special thanks to friend Martine Faseur of France who first shared this pic with us earlier this summer.

This is the 2nd in our mini-series of schooling fish pics, so stay tuned, sunseekers!  More cool images to come next week...

Please feel free to phone us any time for more info or prices for snorkeling, diving or sunny beach vacations across the Caribbean & Pacific --  952-953-4124.

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© Copyright 2016, U.S. Dive Travel & The Diction Aerie
www.live-aboards.com        www.dictionaerie.com


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#DiveResorts   #ScubaDivingVacations   #ScubaVacations
#Snorkeling   #SnorkelingVacations   #SnorkelingPackages
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#LiveAboardScubaDiving   #LiveAboardPackages   #Scuba
#ScubaDiving   #SkinDiving   #TropicalVacationPlanners
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