100 ANECDOTES contains travel, adventure and sundry stories of 100 words or less.
Sunday, July 22, 2012
This dive site is now called The Galleon, home to huge sweetlips and groupers. A wooden-hulled
boat was sunk here. Brought so close to the wall, the surge pushed it to
the edge, breaking it in two. Now what is left is the bow, perched on the reef
front, rigged by steel wires to rocks. And since most of the wooden planking
already decayed, what remains is the skeletal framework shaped like a ribcage. With the rigging, it looked like cuffed limbs outstretched to the heavens.
It's only a matter of time before the steel wires pull the bow apart....