Missing Musandam No More

Despite the recent “cold” weather, the scuba bug was calling. It had been, after all, almost two months since our last dive. So taking advantage of NYU’s growing dive community, we hopped aboard their dhow trip to Musandam, Oman. And while we’ve posted plenty of our dive adventures before, this time is a little different,…

Diving with Pilot Whales (Sort Of)

We just enjoyed a great weekend of diving with some friends and the crew from NYU. While we’ll soon be sharing our underwater adventures in the next post, we had an added bonus after the diving was done. On our way back to the port in Dibba, we met a few dozen new friends –…

Musandam. Round 2. Dive!

We had such a fantastic diving experience in Musandam back in March, that we needed more (before the temperatures became 110% unbearable!). With seven of us celebrating birthdays from late April through late June, we set out on a birthday diving weekend on a live-aboard dhow. Two nights, six dives, and 7 hours in the…

O-man, what a birthday!!

In my birthday card from Megan, the last line was quite cryptic: be home from work by 6:30pm on Thursday. When I arrived home (with 15 minutes to spare), she wisked me off to the airport for a surprise weekend getaway to Muscat, Oman (because she scored a great deal, of course)! Those who know…

Musandam Good Time

Our diving trip to Musandam, Oman didn’t start well. As we pulled up to the Oman-UAE border, I realized I forgot my passport…during the 4 hour boat ride from the port of Diba, Oman to the diving site in Musandam, the rough water wreaked havoc on Megan’s stomach contents…the lens on the camera we brought…