The currents we jumped into on our first dive were a swirling whirlpool; we hoped they wouldn’t be so violent as we sailed south…
The shallow sliver of water caught between Sulawesi and the small island of Lembeh is the Lembeh Strait, muck diving centre of the world, and a mecca for underwater macro photographers.
It seems we have a few boat repairs ahead of us in this beautiful, tropical paradise. Nothing new there, then!
We had to pinch ourselves when we arrived in Sipadan to discover no-one else there. We will always be grateful for this incredible experience, undoubtedly the highlight of our cruising career so far.
Despite thousands of dives under his belt, Maman’s enthusiasm and evident joy is infectious, imparting confidence to even the most timid of divers.
An orange sea. Then, while we were diving, someone bombed the reef. Dynamite fishing is still a problem over here.
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