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Back into the deep for two more days

Into the Deep Again July 19, 2012 and July 20, 2012             ARGH, it is hard to get up in the morning.  We have to leave earlier today as we are diving out of the far marina and it will … Continue reading

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Who Runs the Boat?

Who Runs the Boat? July 18, 2012             Our first day of diving finally and we both seem healthy enough with only the usual aches and pains of arthritis and creeping old age that we are ready to go!  Yea.  … Continue reading

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Let the Diving Begin

Let the Diving Begin July 17, 2012             Originally, I had set up our diving schedule with MDA divers in Guam to begin today.  I thought we would do a couple of dives a day from Tuesday through Saturday with … Continue reading

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And Everyone Leaves

And Everyone Leaves July 16, 2012             This is our last day in Vladivostok.  Most of the other tour members are leaving very early this morning so we are not going to get up before 6 to say goodbye.  We … Continue reading

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Kadykchan – Abandoned City in Far East Russia

Kadykchan, – Abandoned City in Far East Russia July 12, 2012             Today is the big moment of our trip, the reason we came on this particular tour, to see Kadykchan, an abandoned city way out the back of nowhere … Continue reading

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Drive to Susuman

Drive to Susuman July 11, 2012             Today is our long drive day.  We are heading out of Magadan along the Road of Bones to Susuman, some 650 km north, where we will spend a couple of nights and then … Continue reading

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On to Dneprovsky Gulag

Gulags & Abandoned Cities & Diving On to Dneprovsky Gulag July 9, 2012             This morning we have been told we need an early start but that’s still around 8 or 9.  Early around here has a whole different meaning … Continue reading

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