Tagged With: SCUBA Diving
The last time Greg and I parted in Indonesia was in Lombok’s Gili Islands, full of snorkeling and scuba and travelers and beautiful white beaches. It only made sense, then, that we headed back to such a place at some point during this trip. The Togean islands promised all of this, and delivered an island’s … Continue reading
A couple of pictures of diving in Bunaken. Thanks to Sven (our divemaster at Panorama) and his German Friend (name forgotten) for the pics.
Along with beaches comes things slightly past the beach. In so much of the tropics, especially, the diversity of life in coral reefs is astounding. We were only willing to spring for three dives, but spent far more time snorkeling around Gili Trawangan and the surrounding islands. In what seems to be a running theme … Continue reading
While Mabul was nice, the real reason we were in the area was to dive Sipadan island. Described by Jacques Cousteau as an “untouched piece of art” and raved about by divers I’ve met all over the place, Sipadan was at the top of the list of places to go while in Borneo. The amazing … Continue reading
The four of us have spent the last 5 days in and around the islands of Mabul and Sipadan, in Malaysian Borneo. Known throughout diving circles as one of the best dive sites in the world, Sipadan held up pretty well to the hype. Making me a little jealous are Greg and Jenny, who decided … Continue reading