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Togean – Waters of Kadidiri

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Togean Islands

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 »

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Escape to Bunaken

Bunaken was just as much an excuse to get out of Manado for the weekend as it was a destination for diving.  After settling into a place called (aptly) Panorama and checking out the view from our hillside waterfront bungalow, we lined up two dives with the dive master and set about exploring the island. … Continue reading »

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Gili Underwater

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 »

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Diving Mabul

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 »

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Whale Sharks!

Snorkeling with Whale Sharks! While Matt and I were in Osaka, Japan we went to the aquarium, probably one of the best I’ve ever been to, whose chief attractions were whale sharks.  While we were there, we were both amazed by the size of the things, and thought it was quite cool that we got … Continue reading »

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