Tag Archives: Underwater

Underwater Photos from The Rip

Our favorite snorkeling spot in the Cocos Keeling Islands was right next to Direction Island in a narrow channel known as “The Rip”. The channel allowed waters from the windward side of the island group to enter the lagoon. The … Continue reading

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Good Weather and Fun at Cocos

On Friday the weather finally got much better at Cocos Islands. The winds clocked a bit further to the east, and lessened. And the sun was out more consistently. The weather on the weekend was even better. So, we have … Continue reading

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Dreary Weather Underwater Fun

Since Sunday we have had some dreary weather. Mostly overcast skies, lots of squalls with winds strong (25-30 knots) sometimes gusting to near 40 knots. We have had to hunker down in the boat a lot waiting for the occasional … Continue reading

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Palau Redang and Photos

[NOTE: This post was supposed to go out a few days ago on 12-August. I don’t know why it didn’t publish.] We have had a wonderful week at Palau Redang. Karen and I enjoyed being able to go to the … Continue reading

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Another Underwater 360 Panorama

While exploring 360 panoramas yesterday, I realized I had failed to share an important 360 panorama on the blog here. While exploring Ilot Mato back in 2011 (the same island mentioned in yesterday’s blog post, which is in New Caledonia), … Continue reading

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Triton Attacks Crown of Thorns

There have been way too few posts here lately. We are currently holed up on the boat in Malaysia at a marina while we wait for my eye surgery next month. We’ll be moving the boat to Singapore during and … Continue reading

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Gili Lawa Laut and Underwater Photos

As mentioned before, after leaving Labuan Bajo we went to the north side of Komodo Island to Gili Lawa Laut. This is a diving and snorkeling mecca. Although I spent most of my hours in the water cleaning Tahina’s hulls, … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Reef Dives in Fiji

A few days ago, we dove on some pinnacle reefs near the island of Malolo. It was just a few minutes away by dinghy from the popular Musket Cove anchorage where we were staying. The location can be seen in … Continue reading

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Niue Car Tour, Diving, and Whales

One of the big attractions to Niue is that it is a prime breeding area for whales. We were expecting to see a lot from all the stories we had heard. Yet, when we arrived we heard only a few … Continue reading

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