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#1 echeng

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Posted 28 November 2007 - 04:08 PM

After skipping a year, Wetpixel is now considering running another trip to South Africa for the annual ocean safari (AKA ‚€œsardine run"). Tentative dates are June 23-July 7, 2008 (15 days, 14 days in the water). The boat will have a maximum of 5 persons plus 1 skipper. All accommodations and meals are included, as well as tanks and weights.

You can read about the previous 2 year‚€™s trips here:
Wetpixel 2006 Trip
Wetpixel 2007 Unofficial Trip

Cost will be approximately ZAR 39,000, or about USD $5700. We will need the full boat to go.
Contact Eric Cheng, if you are interested!
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Posted 11 January 2008 - 12:45 AM

Dates have been changed. There are 2 sessions now:
June 15-30 15 days/ 14 boat days (FULL)

June 30-July 11 11 days/10 boat days (Space available)
Price: ZAR 33500 (approx $4600)

Contact Eric Cheng, if you are interested!

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 09:28 AM

Session 02:
2 more spots left on a 5 max passengers boat.

June 30-July 11 11 days/10 boat days (Space available)
Price: ZAR 33500 (approx $4600)

PM if you are interested!

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 11:11 AM

Contact DREW, if you are interested. I am going out of town for 10 days.
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Posted 30 January 2008 - 06:52 PM

But I'm already out of town? :)

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 06:56 PM

I will rephrase: I will be going out of town with no access to e-mail. :)
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Posted 30 January 2008 - 07:10 PM

I can give out Drew's number if anyone likes....

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Posted 31 January 2008 - 07:22 AM

One day I am going to do this. I can't this year though. I can't wait to finally meet the famous Scubadru of the sardine run. :)
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Posted 31 January 2008 - 04:19 PM

When you meet him, ask him about the time he scared away the whale I was shooting (while dressed like Spiderman, no less!) :)
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Posted 19 February 2008 - 12:36 AM

1 spot left for session 02: Jul 01-11

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 05:48 AM

Yeh .. that whale was being chilled out and loving his photo being taken until Spidey came along !
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Posted 19 February 2008 - 07:15 AM

Oh so the whale which was swimming AWAY from you 2 is suddenly chilled? Maybe if you 2 had worked on your signals better, instead of confusing the skipper, the whale wouldn't have left you 2 and head my direction?

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Posted 19 February 2008 - 01:47 PM

Oh so the whale which was swimming AWAY from you 2 is suddenly chilled? Maybe if you 2 had worked on your signals better, instead of confusing the skipper, the whale wouldn't have left you 2 and head my direction?

Geez, I knew you were good mate! But signaling whales to swim towards you - now that is a SKILL!
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Posted 19 February 2008 - 02:58 PM

Yeh .. that whale was being chilled out and loving his photo being taken until Spidey came along !


Actually, he was. Just hanging upside down... until THE SPLASH. :)
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Posted 27 March 2008 - 01:45 AM

Session 2 is now closed.

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