The first set of photos are from a plane ride we took over the Great Barrier Reef, Whitehaven Beach, Hamilton Island, and some surrounding islands. It was truly one of the most magical experiences ever! The views were just insane. We really wanted to do Great Barrier Reef before it sadly gets too bleached! Even though it wasn’t what it used to be, this was our first time seeing it, and it was INCREDIBLE! So beautiful.
David and I got certified to do scuba diving not too long ago and we finally got to do our first official dive! Leading up to it I had sooo much anxiety for weeks, secretly hoping they would cancel it because I was so anxious about doing it. On the ferry ride over I kept thinking, I am just going to tell them I am going to snorkel and not scuba dive. And I was fighting back tears up until we did the backwards dive out of the boat and started the descent. They kept telling us the currents were strong and could pull us into the coral which was freeeaking me out. Once we got in the dive master held onto my gear and went down slowly with me which helped me relax a bit. Then once we were down there it was sooo relaxing and calm – not scary at all. And I didn’t feel the current at all. I loved it so much!! We swam with sharks and saw turtles, fish, giant clams and it was all so great.
What is on your guys bucket list?!?! I think next on mine and David’s is doing a triathlon. I have avoided doing one because the biking portion stresses me out – what if someone bumps into you?!? I have seen some crazy falls, eek. But we wanna do one in Hawaii! So I gotta brave up for that next.
On another note, tomorrow we will be posting our Christmas Card photos!!! I love how they turned out so check back 🙂
PS I was going to post the From The Heart Series today and typed it all out but then chickened out!! Maybe next week! Love you guys!