View Full Version : July 2007 pics from Key Largo

Doug B
07-20-2007, 22:04
<DIV>Nice photos. I like 'Grove plaque photo the best.</DIV>
<DIV>I was in Key Largo with a buddy for a mini dive trip this past March. All I can say is that it was outstanding diving.</DIV>
<DIV>We saw TONS of 'cuda and spotted eels. six foot green moray swimming in theopen, between large outcroppings of reef.Couple of turtles, eagle rays, southern sting rays, and millions of fish.</DIV>
<DIV>Didn't see a single shark the whole trip.</DIV>
<DIV>Largo is great. Deep Wrecks like the 'Grove, and lots of fun, shallow (30') reefs. The wreck sitting in 40' of water (what the name?) is interesting too. Great night dive there too.</DIV>
<DIV>On the boat at 7:30am.Two dives in the morning, eat lunch at the cafe next to the dive shop, then two dives in the afternoon, back to the dock, then out for a night dive.Dinner at 7 or 8pm. Mahi and Key Lime pie!</DIV>
<DIV>Yeah, the reefs are not "pristine-untouched by man", but they're in pretty good shape. I didn't see anybody standing on them or pushing off of them. </DIV>
<DIV>In short, I'd like to go back for another five or six days of diving.</DIV>
<DIV>Oh, and the price was right too. We self-arranged for adive "package", and were paying about $40 for a two-tank trip. We tipped the boat captain(s) pretty well, and were the only divers on teh boat at times. </DIV>
<DIV>Private charter baby.... very nice.</DIV>
<DIV>Friggin hotel room cost more than the diving.... need to find a cheaper hotel next time.</DIV>
<DIV>Good times.</DIV>

07-20-2007, 23:01
Great pics, thanks for sharing.I plan on going next year to dive the grove.

07-20-2007, 23:10
Very nice! Although my computer doesn't seem to be able to manage vewing them all so I only saw up to the turtle pic's.
<DIV>I http://www.scubatoys.com/forum/smileys/smiley27.gifturtles http://www.scubatoys.com/forum/smileys/smiley4.gif</DIV>
<DIV>Where is KeyLargo?</DIV>

07-20-2007, 23:17
My post seems to have jolted my computer and now I can see all but the last two.

I do like the 'Rock Beauty' pic too.

ScubaToys Larry
07-20-2007, 23:18
<div>Where is KeyLargo?</div>

Very south florida - about as far south east as you can get in the states:

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&amp;hl=en&amp;geocode=&amp;q=key+largo,+fl&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;ll =25.582085,-80.375977&amp;spn=8.693218,20.566406&amp;z=6&amp;iwloc=addr&amp;om =1 (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=key+largo,+fl&ie=UTF8&ll=25.582085,-80.375977&spn=8.693218,20.566406&z=6&iwloc=addr&om=1)

07-20-2007, 23:19
Excellent, now I can see all of them! http://www.scubatoys.com/forum/smileys/smiley4.gif

07-21-2007, 01:22
Where is KeyLargo?</div>

If you listen to "Kokomo" by the Beach Boys, it's somewhere between the Bahamas and Montego. smileys/smiley4.gif

07-21-2007, 03:36
Some of your photos are spectacular. What camera rig wereyou using?

07-21-2007, 11:33
Great photos!

Might want to tell homie in that one picture to stop dragging his camera over the reef smileys/smiley20.gif

Sorry, couldn't resist :)

07-21-2007, 12:05
Great pictures.

07-21-2007, 21:36
VERY NICE! http://www.scubatoys.com/forum/smileys/smiley20.gif
<DIV>Thank you for sharing them with us in the ST community!</DIV>

the gooch
07-22-2007, 18:24
Nice pics.

07-23-2007, 17:07
those are making me very jealous... i can't get diving off my mind while i'm at work... looks like a fun trip!

07-23-2007, 17:18

08-04-2007, 09:06
Thanks for sharing!!