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Misc. Cruise Pictures and St. Thomas
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We were all wondering what snuba diving was and when we arrived to St. Thomas we finally found out. It turns out that the main difference between scuba diving and snuba diving is that your oxygen tank is on an inflatable raft on the surface of the water, feeding you oxygen through a long tube. You also share the tank with one other person, which in my case was Stewart. Just like scuba diving, there are weights that tie around your waist to keep you close to the sea floor. In order to rise while swimming, you have to inhale and fill your lungs with air. To descend, you release as much air as you can.

            The water we swam in while snuba diving was clear, exposing all the coral and fishes as far as your eyes will let you, that is until shadows of deep blue surround the father areas, cloaking the wildlife of the sea. In contrast, the cloudy water we were in while scuba diving only permitted us to see about 7 feet ahead of us. We didn’t have to wear tight wet suits while snuba diving, so I felt like I was really free to roam the ocean, especially without the weight of an oxygen tank on my back.

            Below are two pictures from snuba diving and miscellaneous pictures from our trip.

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Our visit to the Bacardi Distillery in Puerto Rico, which is the world's largest premium rum distillery

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This is where they store all the outdated robots, which were replaced by NX5s

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This is the piece of ceiling that collapsed on Stephen when he nudged the wall

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Our usual method of transportation around the islands

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I love my grandma- she knows how to keep it real

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