28th October 2014

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Diving Deep into Hot Waters

The weeks leading up to an impulsively booked trip to Bali for Advanced and Rescue/Recovery Diving passed in an anxious blur of respiratory specialist visits, spirometry testing, frights over difficulty breathing and a steady stream of decongestant medication. And all of that for a doctor’s signature on the PADI diving medical form. I packed my bags with trepidation a few days ago and headed off after several sleepless nights and was pleasantly surprised to be the first at a sleepy immigration corner upon arrival. Even the hastily-arranged driver from┬áPutu’s gang of merry men actually turned up a few minutes late – his arrival finally caused the rest of the taxi...