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One Man’s Sanity is another Man’s Insanity

Learning the finer points of Scubba diving was fun today . i Iearnt how to take the regulator out of my mouth when was underwater . Then i did the bouncy test where i floated in the deal end of the sea and kept bobbing up and down . Dost my instructor also shut the oxygen tank abruptly and i learnt not to panic in this situation and took his regulator and used it to breathe . The oxygen filled in my lungs and everything was fine again . The other skill that i picked up was taking off my mask underwater and still holding on to my breathe . It was a super experience and i enjoyed it immensely , i learnt how to negotiate the choppy sea’s and the bad weather .

Last dive i undertook yesterday i got a star fish in my hand . “ Anuj you cannot take the fish out of the water it is against the law . The fish has to be thrown back into the sea , where it belongs . Two weeks in Maldives are already over .I have passed my written exams and with in two days i will be a qualified instructor . From handling and preparing the Scubba diving equipment to diving into the sea , to the buoyancy test i have passed all the major test’s . Hattu the owner of dive club Maldives is satisfied with my progress and said “ you will be an instructor and a very good one at that anuj .” Maldives culture is islamic , but the people are liberal , although the women her wear head gear , they are warm and friendly . Most people doing menial jobs are from Bangladesh and other such places . They Watch hindi cinema and enjoy indian music . Hattu the owner of the dive club speaks beautiful hindi and has been very encouraging to me . I have decided to sell scubba diving to my friend’s in India and organise school trips for students . This will be a way inn which i can monetise my Travelthon.

Hattu is also very well read and we spoke at length about islam and the cultural differences it has with Hinduism . Religious discussions are the best that get people worked up and it got every one in the office excited . I told them that life is wondrous and “ pone man’s insanity is other man’s sanity .” This was a pearl of a quote that went on my Facebook today . Scubba has really been a great experience for me and i can’t wait to get a certificate and a badge for my work .

Posted by Anuj Tikku 07:24 Archived in Maldives Republic Tagged scubba

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