Underwater Guide To Raja Ampat, Indonesia

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  Known as one of the worlds best diving locations, Raja Ampat is a hotspot of biodiversity.  Located within the ‘coral triangle’, this area has some of the widest diversity in marine life on the planet.  These remote and jungle covered islands can be…

Sea Life Of Raja Ampat

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  There is no shortage of marine life in Raja Ampat!  Below are some of the amazing creatures you can spot in these waters and information on the habitats in which you can find them (we will be continually adding to this list…).  If…

Indonesia: Booking Domestic Flights

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_ Indonesia is a magical place, offering the traveler a fantastically diverse range of cultural experiences, unique cuisine, and amazing eco-tourism both above and below the waterline…yet…as with all travel destinations around the globe, Indonesia poses it’s own set of unique challenges. Among the…

The Whale Sharks Of Cenderawasih Bay – Nabire, Papua

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  It would be fair to say that the drive from Nabire to the boat is somewhat death-defying (the roads are actually pretty good…but the drivers…). It is also fair to say that the boat ride out to the bagans is an education in what…

Rains In Komodo

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We just finished filming manta rays in Komodo National Park.  We are using the word ‘finished’ a bit loosely because we are already quickly talking ourselves into returning soon. Located in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, Komodo National Park comprises nearly 700 sq. miles of…

Working Our Way Back To Indonesia…

After a very quick stop in Japan, we happily made it back to the warm waters of Indonesia.  For us, Bali was an easy and logical first stop on this trip.  Since our plan is to spend most of our time in Indonesia in…

Traditional Fishing Off The Southern Coast Of West Papua

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Of the many traditional fishing methods found in West Papua, freediving from a canoe to spearfish by hand with a long bamboo spear and homemade goggles, in the murky yet nutrient rich waters near Triton Bay, takes a tremendous amount of skill, practice, and…

Whale Sharks Of Triton Bay, Papua

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Triton Bay, West Papua There are few animals more graceful and humbling to swim beside than whale sharks.  Growing up to 40ft, these giants of the ocean roam the tropical open waters of the world and are rarely found in seas cooler than 72…

Nowhere In Papua

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There is a long way in, and there is a short way in…but short is sort of a meaningless term here.  In reality, there is a long way and there is a longer way.  So we’ll take the long way? The long way to…

Hookah Diving For Dinner

Indonesia is a vast equatorial archipelago, comprising well over 13,000 islands.  When you combine Indonesia’s area of both land and sea, it becomes the worlds 7th largest country.  The climate, vast area, and scattered island geography, help to give Indonesia an incredible amount of…

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