Lembongan is completely different. So many tourists and backpackers, very different islands. That was the first thing I noticed after leaving Bunaken and spending a night in Manado and Sanur, Bali. At first I wasn’t sure if I would even make it to Denpasar.
Last week we had pilot whales, mating mantas, rebreather diving and diving in the coral triangle! In Bunaken we had pilot whales and a whale shark; in Lembongan we manta’s mating in a train; in TEC we had lots of rebreather diving in Bunaken; and we have reports from our two DMT interns in Bunaken…Details
This week in Lembongan…We have been founding aliens in the water. As the currents move and the waves roll, these salps find each other. Using jet propulsion these planktonic link together to form growing and growing communities.
This week in Bunaken…. dive guides have been showing off to our divers Bunaken’s little wonders underwater, including ornate ghost pipe fish, Potoh’s pygmy seahorse and the usual range of candy & orang-utan crabs, skeleton shrimps and whatever else is smaller than the normal eye can see. Pictured here is the ornate ghost pipe fish…Details
Face is painful because of sun burn, hands are tanned like a panda, unknown thick skin growing on the bottom of my feet and muscles sore. But Enjoying the fresh air, sunny days, meeting interesting people from all over the word, diving with all the amazing colorful aquatic life and gaining an unforgettable once in a life…Details
This week in Lembongan… It’s just the cycle of life, as mantas dance in their trains trying to impress the leading female as she ducks, dives, barrel rolls and dances her way to picking the perfect mate.
This week we have Purple jellyfish, diving courses for kids, and top 10 conservation tips! In Bunaken we had a gerat dive on the shipwreck; in Lembongan we are diving like a jellyfish; in Lembeh we are seeing two of everything; and we have reports from our two DMT interns in Bunaken and Lembongan.
I arrived in Manado, Indonesia the 21st September after a 34h travel from the Seychelles (where I did a Marine Conservation and Research Program before). Therefore it was really late at night when I finally got to Manado, so I had to spend a night there before continuing my travel the next day to Bunaken…Details