Manta Rays and Margaritas

Manta Rays and Margaritas : Tropical Travels to Dive the Oceans

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Mix two parts love of travel with one part scuba diving. Stir. Add a sprinkle of sea life, a dash of local culture and shake well. Garnish with salt and a lime. Manta Rays and Margaritas chronicles the real-life tale of two travel addicts putting their scuba skills, sense of humor, and gastrointestinal fortitude to the test. From Bora Bora to Aruba, The Great Barrier Reef to Palau and many places in between they search out the cultural wonders above the waves and the ocean wonder below. From the mating Mandarin Fish and Stone Money in Yap, to the cave diving and tequila in Mexico, this book captures the excitement of exploration, respect for local culture, and the brilliant observation that: "Hey, there's fish in there!"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 140 x 214 x 18mm | 339.99g
  • Wandering Traveler Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0578067099
  • 9780578067094

About Karen Begelfer

Author Karen Begelfer has been an avid scuba diver for 10 years, logging more than 200 dives in 20 countries. She holds an Open Water certification with PADI, the Professional Association of Diving Instructors. Karen has been in love with the ocean since she was a child, and is threatening to sprout gills any day now. She is also a lifelong foodie, taking on the challenges of gastronomy from fish eyes in Tokyo, to alpaca in Peru to treacherous Manhattan street hotdogs. A self-taught cook, Karen's food delights those around her, including friends, family, co-workers, and the local fire department, recently called in to assist in an unfortunate exploding pound cake incident. Karen has requested additional pages for her passport so frequently that she has gained celebrity status at her town's post office. She uses her excitement for diving and hunger for tasty tidbits as valid excuses to travel the world extensively. When not traveling she resides in Kansas City, Missouri with her husband, daughter, and two salty more