You are the ocean

The Ocean covers 70% of our planet. It produces half of the oxygen we are breathing right now, plays a crucial role in climate regulation, and provides food and livelihoods to hundreds of millions of people worldwide. As a scuba diver, I’ve travelled all around the world hunting for the other treasures the ocean holds […]

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Galapagos ~ final dives

One week in San Cristobal followed by a second diving expedition. Nothing scheduled but sunsets the first week. The waterfront of San Cristobal is forever bathed in the pungent smell of sea lion body odour. The Loberia and Punta Carola offer beautiful waves and vast spaces of peaceful wilderness. With nothing else to do, I […]

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Galapagos ~ dive into the wild

Ocean, how I missed you. Wild and free, alive. Still full of promise, mystery and surprise. A blood moon rises as the Galapagos Sky sets sail to explore the coastal waters of the Galapagos Islands. A variety of passengers, both in nationality and profession, further adds to the rich diversity of the trip. A New-Zealand […]

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Some plastic thoughts

On a calm sunny day of summer 2010, I was diving in one of the most beautiful marine protected areas of the Mediterranean, the Cabrera National Park of Spain. After an hour of peacefully gliding along the lush seascapes teeming with massive groupers in crystal clear waters, it was time to ascend to the safety […]

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Children of the Sea

I was a child the first time I saw the ocean. Standing on the sandy shore, the surf washed gently upon my feet. My mind and heart were immediately captured, dissolved into the blue vastness. I stood silently, absorbed and mindless, overwhelmed by the crashing of waves that echoed my own breathing. I entered the […]

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