I wish I had written this post yesterday. It was gorgeous.
By that I mean 3 meters vis, schools of fish everywhere, very little wave action on the bottom, and a reasonable current taking the inevitable stirred up sediment on our work site gently off to the north east.
Today is a different story. after jumping off the ship, as Ahmed ws captured doing in the photo above, I was leisurely adjusting my gear as I descended the 5 m to the bottom when I hit it, face first, with no warning. Vis had dropped to below a meter, and even less once the action began.
But underwater archaeology on the team of the INSTITUT EUROPÉEN D'ARCHÉOLOGIE SOUS-MARINE
is not for those who go weak in the fins the first sign of adversity, so to work we went, albeit very, very slowly