Raja Ampat

Our planet still has exceptional wildlife. But one must travel far to witness some of the last remaining unspoiled¬†areas. Arriving in Sorong brought back old memories of my last visit and it felt so right. After our very first day of diving, before setting sail south to Misool, we visited a small beautiful island. A […]

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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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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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