Have you ever been muck diving in Lembeh? There’s no better place to scuba dive and see weird tiny creatures in the sand – check out my collection of underwater critters.
I travelled more than I thought I was going to in 2012 – here’s a look at all my trips that I took in 2012.
What happens when you are stuck on a boat in the middle of scuba diving with your no toilet and that time of the month suddenly hits?
Diving in Manado is great for anyone who loves underwater photography – check out my dive logs in Bunaken as well as Lembeh Straits. We were back diving Manado and Bunaken after our Lembeh dives, which gave us an extra hour to sleep in =) Perhaps after the plethora of macro life in Lembeh we were a little spoiled, but there were still some great discoveries here, including the pretty harlequin crab, and how we almost came across a mimic octopus! Dive 12/16 (#71) 14th Nov 2012 9.45am (58 mins) 23.1m Bunaken – Mandolin This is a shallow reef which …
The famous Lembeh Straits are a hotbed of amazingly weird underwater creatures – check out some of these beauties including ghost pipefish, frogfish galore and the super poisonous blue ring octopus.
From Mandarin Fish mating to mantis shrimps hidden in the sand – just a fraction of my dive log from scuba diving in Manado and Bunaken in November 2012
For this particular trip, my group of 5 were a little tired of the cramped and occasionally icky conditions of our past dive accommodations, so this time around, we planned our stay at a pretty nice boutique hotel resort called Cocotinos Manado. The dive centre Odyssea Divers is based in the resort, so our dive package was settled by them as well. Getting There Manado is located on the tip of North Sulawesi, about 3 hrs flight from Singapore (no time difference) so it’s pretty easy to get there. The Manado airport Sam Ratulangi is pretty small – basically a …
A quick recap of my scuba diving trip in Manado and the Lembeh Straits, found in Indonesia’s Northern Sulawesi region