Zion Country Eco Beach Cabins
Diving for lobster with Captain and his crew
While staying at Zion Country Eco Beach Cabins in beautiful Portland Parish, Jamaica in March of 2012 we met Captain and his crew of young divers. Every day they take their pirogue 4 miles out into the caribbean off the eastern-most tip of the island and then, breathing from generator-powered air supply hoses the divers reach depths of 90 feet. They stay submerged under Captain's watchful eye for up to an hour at a time, lacing lobster and conch on stringers like the one shown here. An offer for my husband to join the crew for a day at sea was readily accepted, and while he didn't attempt a dive himself he had a great time topside bonding with Captain over fishing stories.
By Polly Hooker
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