Tag Archives: Dive Excursions

Random Travel Snaps: Spotted Eagle Ray

Photo courtesy of R.Rellosa Somewhere near Blue Corner off the waters of Palau, a creature gracefully glided its way towards us.  It was my first encounter with rays and it was intoxicating.  Stupefied, I watched its flat disk-shape body with … Continue reading

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Unexpected Bonus

“Mag-dive ka na, nandito ka na rin, you should dive, you’re already here”.  To be in Moalboal and not dive is indeed ridiculous. But because I was the only diver in the group, I didn’t plan to… until the divemaster … Continue reading

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Similan Diving

Clockwise:  Me all set to go, MV Koon, a friend about to do the giant stride. I could hear someone enthusiastically banging his tank and I instantly knew there was something major up ahead.  I examined my surroundings and there … Continue reading

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Island No. 8

The tide was getting high and the swell stronger.  As we were wading to the shore, I got caught in one big swell and almost lost my camera to it.   😮  Whew!  Gotta get that underwater casing soon. Climbing … Continue reading

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Living aboard MV Koon

Credits: Drama Queen Quickpage by Daniela Austen Call us crazy but at the height of Bangkok’s uprising, we were on the plane to Phuket, via Singapore of course.  We were to embark on a 4 -day dive safari. Located along … Continue reading

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The Center of the Center: Our VIP experience

Hi Nemo! Let’s take a break from Alaska and allow me to introduce you to the center of the center of Marine Biodiversity – yes you read right.  It’s  a place with the greatest concentration of marine species in the … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game

Credits-  Templates:  Katy Larson 365 template o3;  Papers:  Oscraps Moonlight papers ninascrap 2 and suec3. Each day we’d set out to search for hammerheads.  They were the reason we spent 5 days in Layang Layang, off the coast of Sabah, … Continue reading

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