Time to Say Goodbye - Last Day, Last Post
08.03.2015 - 08.03.2015
OUR LAST DAY
All good things come to an end, and today is our last day before flying home. Don and I spend the morning snorkelling the tugboat area again. It is only.a 10 minute drive from home, so is easy to access. The wind is stronger today and the visibility not as good. We don't want to stop however, knowing it is our last time in the water down here. The water feels exactly the same temperature as the air and it is no trouble staying in for a couple of hours at a time, exploring the reefs. I try taking photos of myself using my Go Pro extension. Here I am just floating along.
We spend the afternoon resting and recovering from the music that entertained us till 3 am last night. Then a pleasant evening out, at a nearby local restaurant, sitting looking over the water beside us, enjoying the balmy evening air, while sharing an excellent goats cheese and walnut salad with tuna, sate chicken, and mushroom risotto entrees. Excellent food, a charming Dutch waitress, and a nice way to spend our last night together here.
The trip has been interesting. Full of adventures in Panama, more laid back on Bonaire and Curacao, with most adventures happening underwater. Both were fun, but I think I like the energy of Panama more.
Tomorrow we begin the trip back home via Panama City, overnighting in Toronto, and then west to Vancouver and Victoria where Mani will be waiting to wisk me back to our Pender Island paradise, and the realities of my other life. I am sure I will be kept busy for a while, cutting the grass, putting out the mason bees, planting the garden, getting caught up at work, and at choir, and rehearsing my part in the play I'm supposed to have learned while down here (good thing the plane flight will give me lots of time to practice on the person sitting next to me ). Time to get back to yoga, practice for the upcoming Marimba Muzuva tour, and get ready to entertain all the kayak buddies who are coming over this upcoming weekend. Life was so easy here - a. bathing suit, T shirt, sandals, and snorkel gear. Makes one dream about just taking off and wandering the world. Actually it is a bit more complicated than that with cameras, tablets, cell phones, and a million connecting devices to keep batteries charged, plus the cost of actually living in these places where the cost of living is higher than back home. Oh well., you can always dream, and the airplane ride back home gives all kinds of time to contemplate the next adventure.
Namaste until then. Love you all. Roberto