You’ve heard legends of enchanting mermaids who lure sailors to veer off course. These stories came from Greek mythology and were told in Christopher Columbus’s time, landing in what is now the Dominican Republic. What could have possibly conjured up stories of a creature that was half fish, half woman? Historians now believe that the legends came from lonely, scurvy-ravaged […]Read more ›
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Located in the coral triangle, East Timor offers divers with an abundance of colourful corals and tropical marine life. With its rich history, tropical waters, beautiful landscapes and friendly locals, East Timor is a fantastic destination for divers and non-divers alike. Expect to see large pods of dolphins (especially off […]Read more ›
Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there lived a giant, gnarly-looking creature who was strong, like The Hulk, and unattractive, like your aunt’s Christmas sweater. Many were afraid of him and assumed he was mean. Wait. Why are we talking about the animated film character Shrek […]Read more ›
The Lybia crab is a species of small crab in the family Xanthidae. It is also referred to as Hawaiian boxer crab, pom-pom crab, cheerleader crab, mosaic boxer crab among many other nicknames. The crabs are known for their signature move of always carrying a small living sea anemone around in each of its […]Read more ›
Originally posted on asiadivingvacation.com. With hundreds of tropical islands and incredible biodiversity, Malaysian diving is among the best in the world. With world-renowned wall diving, featuring more than 3000 species of marine creatures, and some of the best macro diving sites in the world, divers who visit Malaysia will leave […]Read more ›