Post Tagged with: "mexico"

Tiburón Toro: Mexico’s Diamond in the Rough

Tiburón Toro: Mexico’s Diamond in the Rough

23 July, 2017 at 11:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Guest post by Dr Erika Sullivan All photos supplied by Phantom Divers and Dr. Erika Sullivan Mexico, Sí! A country revered by North Americans for escaping cold winters, historians for exploring Mayan ruins, party-goers for its tequila, and water enthusiasts for its pristine oceans. This past November I was fortunate […]

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Diving My Dream Dive Site – Cenote Angelita

Diving My Dream Dive Site – Cenote Angelita

23 February, 2017 at 7:12 am Comments are Disabled

I was fourteen years old when I first saw a photo of the cenote Angelita. I’d always loved the ocean, but that was the moment I first remember knowing I wanted to learn to scuba dive. I stared at it for what felt like an hour, mesmerized by the tree […]

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Meet PADI AmbassaDiver Gerardo Del Villar, Shark Conservationist

Meet PADI AmbassaDiver Gerardo Del Villar, Shark Conservationist

1 February, 2017 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

For anyone that’s had the privilege to meet PADI AmbassaDiver Gerardo Del Villar, it may come as a surprise that his first dream was to become a professional snowboarder and represent his country, Mexico, in the Olympics. It wasn’t until he was two years into his training that he decided […]

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Sea Lions of Los Islotes: The Story Behind the New Limited Edition PADI Certification Card

Sea Lions of Los Islotes: The Story Behind the New Limited Edition PADI Certification Card

24 January, 2017 at 6:58 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Jennifer Small Underwater photographer, filmmaker and PADI Course Director Luke Inman opens up about his passion for diving, his connection with the Sea of Cortez, and his relationship with the sea lion that inspired PADI’s new limited-edition replacement certification card.   Of all of the places you have […]

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Whale Shark of a Year

Whale Shark of a Year

20 January, 2017 at 5:04 am Comments are Disabled

Photos and Article by PADI AmbassaDiver Jennifer Idol  We create New Year’s resolutions for a variety of reasons. This moment in time marks an end and a beginning. Giving ourselves a fresh start gives us permission to dream and reset our goals. The end of a year is also an opportunity […]

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Behind-the-Scenes with PADI Women in La Paz, Mexico

Behind-the-Scenes with PADI Women in La Paz, Mexico

11 January, 2017 at 5:01 am Comments are Disabled

One of our favorite recent photo shoots was in La Paz, Mexico, where we had the honor of filming some of the most inspirational women in diving. PADI Divers Afelandra Gonzalez, Andrea Asúnsolo Rivera, Morgane Sanchez, Gemma Smith, Sarah Jarrett, and Rocio Gajon, joined us to explore the beautiful Sea of Cortez. From sea […]

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