Tag Archives: scuba diving

Froggies 2, Lembeh

It seems this time of the year is a bit of a down time around Indonesia. As the last post indicated we are living and diving with groups far below resort capacity. Also noticeable is the amount of construction and … Continue reading

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Alone Again

Today is transfer day. We are leaving Froggies at Bunaken and moving to Froggies on the island of Lembeh. Exclusivity is becoming one of our trade marks. We arrive on the Coralia live a board which has room for 16 … Continue reading

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Bunaken’s Froggies

72 steps. It’s a 72 step climb from the main path up to our little abode called “Gobi” at Froggies Dive Resort on Bunaken Island. We are both breathing hard at the top, but we do not dawdle up, we … Continue reading

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Post live-a-board

Here is some random Indonesian pondering. I mentioned this before but the driving system here is random at best. There is an order and it did not take long to figure out but the free flowing system is not very … Continue reading

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Boo Hoo

Last day in Raja. Tears all around. We could have mutinied, there were no guest scheduled for the Coralia until Wednesday and had we revolted we could have had the boat to ourselves for another 3 days but sanity prevailed … Continue reading

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Live aboard Scuba Diving

If you have ever wanted to go diving on a liveaboard, do it. Being on one allows a diver to explore dive sites that cannot be reached from shore. Depending on the liveaboard, the service, accommodation and food are excellent. … Continue reading

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Mandarin Fish

One of the prime sights in this part of the underwater world are mandarin fish. They are brightly coloured, about two inches long and only appear at dusk. We enter the water as it starts to get dark to go … Continue reading

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Into the Blue

Mantas? Holey shit mantas. We dive a spot in the open ocean, three small rocks jut up out of the blue and are surrounded by quite a shallow shelf. I think the deepest we went in 78 min. is 48ft. … Continue reading

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Minimalist Packing

I should have been taking notes as I chose clothes and packed, but I didn’t. I will test my memory as I write this post. Due to the luggage decisions we have made, I have pared down my clothes to … Continue reading

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The Packing Dilemma

Our trip has two parts – scuba diving in Indonesia and touring in Japan. How should we pack so we do not take the superfluous warmer clothing needed in Japan all the way to Raja Ampat and do not lug … Continue reading

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