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Incredible Way To Start 2017

Raja Ampat a majestic underwater world where every marine life comes together.The morning lights shining over stunning soft corals, Sea fans moving back and forth with the surge, Out in the blue drifting into big swarms of fish being hunted …

Infamous Jetties

Diving in Raja Ampat you’ll run into and often surrounded by a number of schooling fish. Fusileers congregate in giant swarms in the blue and can engulf you completely as they uniformly try to escape the jaws of tuna and …

The Right Light

Light is an important thing as we immerse ourselves in the underwater world. As divers we all know that the deeper we go, the less light we have and the less light we have the less color we see. Even …

Santa’s Gone Diving

It’s that time of the year where amongst all the schooling fishes, it’s quite common to also bump into Santa on one of these dives. This year’s presents are just phenomenal: colorful reefs full of fish down in Misool, several …

Omura’s Whale

You never know what you’re going to see in Raja Ampat, either on the surface or below. I’m entering my fourth year year now and still astounded at what I encounter. Certain things are commonplace like schooling fish, mantas, wobbegong …

Limitless

Exploring Raja Ampat on land and underwater, it would seem that there is a limitless quantity of things to see. On the surface, the mysterious karst islands that have the appearance of being made out of melted wax dot the …

Where to Start…

Where to start, where to start, where to start. It’s difficult to write a concise summation of a sixteen day diving trip through the worlds richest oceans where every location holds unbelievable encounters. Do I start with the rich marine …

Surprises In the Sea

From East Flores to West Papua, 16 days diving walls, reefs, slopes, pinnacles and crossing four different seas – that’s what the crossing trip is all about. From the tiniest Pygmy Seahorses to giant majestic Oceanic Manta Rays, Chinese Sea …

Legendary Season

It’s the end of the Komodo season, and quite possibly my best season with Mermaid II in Komodo. As I scroll through my computer’s hard disk which is absolutely packed with all of my most memorable Komodo moments from 2016. …

A Hammertime, A Hammertrip

It is our second trip crossing the Banda Sea and reverse route from Ambon to Maumere in East Flores. Expectations are high since conditions were beyond perfect on our last trip: flat calm seas plus perfect weather, stunning visibility, lots …