Tag Archives: Jamaica

Taking the plunge into the deep blue

By Gary Pearson “Take deep breaths and whatever you do, don’t panic.” Scuba diving instructor Sinan Halaçoğlu conveyed the imperative message prior to my first plunge into the deep blue. “If you panic you are done,” the veteran diver reiterated, … Continue reading

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Reality Dawns: a bamboozling travel blunder

I sat rigid, still and upright aboard a behemoth 747 United Airlines jetliner which had just landed at Sydney’s Kingsford Smith Airport. Awaiting a chance to flee the beast’s innards, I nonchalantly turned on my iPhone. Messages filtered through with … Continue reading

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