I am Amanda, a linguistics laureate in 2015. I was born in Havana. I have found that I have a natural aptitude for snorkeling and holding my breath. I want my part-time job to include this new passion —sharing the snorkeling experience with people who feel the same passion or just want to discover it.
We will swim and snorkel near Havana to find the remains of one of either this two ships, SS Olivette or City of Alexandria, both American ships that sank in the waters off Havana in an incredible, historical natural event. Depending on the weather and the guests' skills, we will decide to go to one of them each time. We will meet early in the morning in Old Havana. On the way to the beach, I…
We are staying for around 2 hours in the water. Be sure this is physically suited to you.
Coconut water / beer
Clothing to swim with
Taxi both ways
-Snorkeling gear (If you have your own gear, bring it. We might not have every size) -Photos
Towels (if you will need it, not mandatory)
We will swim at Bacuranao / Boca Ciega Beach, 10/20 miles east of Havana. We will start from the shore, slowly swimming to the reef wall, where the ship lies. If necessary, we'll bring a kayak with us. Afterward, if you feel like, we can enjoy lunch (seafood) at the beach or nearby in a nice restaurant.