Category Archives: Maldives

Last Day of Diving in the Maldives

Our last dive is one of diversity. The first half of the dive has us watching for sharks and spotted eagle rays. Big fish. The second half has us looking for small “fish”. We find Tri Line Flatworms, Green Mantis … Continue reading

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Diving and Sharks in the Maldives

Last night we popped up at the end of the night dive, the fellow took our camera and set it on the table. When I went to retrieve it there was condensation on the inside. Bad news. On closer inspection … Continue reading

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Dive Dive Dive, The Maldives

We are into the swing of sleeping, eating, diving and blogging. Most of our day is taken up diving. Dive briefing, getting ready to dive, boating to the dive site, diving, putting away gear and then boating back to the … Continue reading

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South Ari Atoll, Maldives

Every dive here is a little different and noticeably so. Most places have different sites and the focus is different at each one but generally the landscape is similar. Here the landscape at every site is quite distinct. Yesterday we … Continue reading

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Sharks in the Maldives

Sharks! Last night we were told sharks were on the agenda for this morning. There is a channel nearby that has 40 resident sharks and that is where we head at 6:30am. The current is from the center of the … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving, Day one on the MV Orion

Dive day number one. We lay in bed before the 6 am wake-up call murmuring about the thoughts that have popped into our heads during the night. Is this water less salty than the Caribbean? Let’s descend very close together … Continue reading

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Bangkok, Thailand to Male, Maldives

Travel day. The day unfolds smoothly. Missed a bit of sleep, sacking out at 11:30 pm and waking 10 mins before our alarm at 6:00 but we have been getting a mandatory 8 hours and are well rested. The hotel … Continue reading

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Male, Maldives Aboard the MV Orion

We are aboard the MV Orion! Our gear is stowed, lunch has been had and now we have time to relax. It is an international group of divers from Germany, Tanzania, USA, Malaysia, South Korea, Dubai and England. We hope … Continue reading

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