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Malaysia’s Secret Beaches ~ Sipadan Islands

Sipadan Village ResortWhile the average traveler may not be familiar with the name, any SCUBA diving aficionado will tell you that Sipadan ranks as among the world’s best diving destinations. Rated consistently as top-5 dive sites, Sipadan will leave any traveler breathless. Both under water to experience the spectacular coral gardens, and coral reef teeming with over 3,000 species of marine life, and above water. Any water-bound activity you choose will put you in direct contact with sharks (yes, but there are of course good sharks and bad sharks!!), barracudas, hawksbill sea turtles and manta rays.

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Mozambique Magnifique ~ discover undersea wonders

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2009

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Mozambique has broad variety of natural attraction,  including a string of sub-tropical islands, coral lagoons, spectacular beaches, and a coastline stretching 2,500. Among her star attractions is undoubtedly the Bazaruto Archipelago

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Wanna dive to find Mola-Mola?

Nusa Penida is a diver’s playground with numerous sites worthy of exploring and home to the rare Mola-Mola and Manta Rays.

The beauty of underwater Indonesia is virtually unmatched.

I shudder at the thought of hypothermia.

At a chilly 19° Celsius and 30 metres down, my three-millimetre wetsuit is no match for the brutal thermocline: the wild temperature variations as steep as 8° Celsius in the space of mere metres. I rub my arms vigorously in an attempt to maintain my body temperature. We are on a hunt. Photo hunt, that is.

“When I dive, I feel alive. Everything else is just a surface interval”, said Dr. Phil Nuytten, a renowned Canadian ocean explorer. Continue reading

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Wild Indonesia ~ A BBC documentary on Indonesia’s unique flora & fauna – 3 of 3

An excerpt from a BBC documentary that chronicled the Komodo Dragon, the Proboscis Monkey, and Indonesia’s other unique wildlife.

The greatest archipelago in the world… today this land of a thousand islands has a wider diversity of life than anywhere else on the planet

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Wild Indonesia ~ A BBC documentary on Indonesia’s unique flora & fauna – 2 of 3

An excerpt from a BBC documentary that chronicled the Komodo Dragon, the Proboscis Monkey, and Indonesia’s other unique wildlife.

The greatest archipelago in the world… today this land of a thousand islands has a wider diversity of life than anywhere else on the planet

~ “Island Castaways,” Wild Indonesia, BBC Continue reading

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Wild Indonesia ~ A BBC documentary on Indonesia’s unique flora & fauna – 1 of 3

An excerpt from a BBC documentary that chronicled the Komodo Dragon, the Proboscis Monkey, and Indonesia’s other unique wildlife.

The greatest archipelago in the world… today this land of a thousand islands has a wider diversity of life than anywhere else on the planet

~ “Island Castaways,” Wild Indonesia, BBC Continue reading

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Kuroshio Sea ~ Stunning Aquarium in Okinawa, Japan

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