On-board Diary: Wait for the next chance

Author: Carlos Pérez
Date: May 7, 2006

 Sunday the 7th and we continue on our way here after the marvellous experience with the basking sharks. The sea was calm and the only thing worthy of note was a couple of ocean sun fish swimming close to the surface, as is their want. They tarried just long enough for us to have fitted ourselves out and prepared the film equipment to get some shots of them before deciding to return to the sea’s depths. All part of the job! Our divers have the patience of Job. They take it all in their stride, have a laugh, and then proceed to divest themselves of the diving suits and to pack up the equipment and to … “wait for the next chance, mon ami!”