A few days at Lizard Island

We finally made it to Lizard Island in the late afternoon on 28 September, anchoring at Watson’s Bay on the northwest side of the island. The bay is wide and reasonably well protected in a strong Southeast. Some 20 boats were in there, including several luxury motor vessels complete with multiple large tenders to amuse…

Marked difference between Ribbon Reefs 7 & 10

It is disturbing to observe marked differences between Ribbon Reefs. We are not sure what helps one reef recover and the next just a few miles on look terribly sad. But there was a marked difference between #7 which was in recovery, and #10 which was barren. We will have visited three of the 10…

A lack lustre Ribbon Reef #5

Life on the Ribbon Reefs is going along fine, although the snorkels are lack lustre. We have sunshine, light conditions, a leisurely pace. When not in the water we read, develop photos, snooze, eat, muse at our surroundings. We move every few days and see what we can find.