Sunday, 18 Nov 2018

Author: MissLily

akumal

Akumal. Mexico

For many divers, Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula conjures up images of the shimmering green waters of the western Caribbean and Cozumel, with perhaps a sidelong glance at the ruins of Tulum. For Roxanne Pennington, the Yucatán means cenotes.“Outside of Akumal, Mexico, there are underwater caverns that the Mayans believed were sacred,” Roxanne began. “The water is […]

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Cathedral of St Stephen

Vienna. Cathedral of St Stephen

Cathedral of St Stephen is a landmark of Vienna. It fascinates with Gothic architecture and interior decoration. And if you climb the tower, the views are simply gorgeous! The symbol of Vienna – Cathedral of St Stephen in the Stefansplatz square. The magnificent, unique, multifaceted church of Stefansdom, like the cathedral, was first mentioned in […]

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Bikini atoll

Bikini Atoll. Republic of the Marshall Islands

Fifty years ago, few would have thought of setting foot on Bikini Atoll, let alone diving there. But from the dust and detritus of more than twenty nuclear-weapons tests, the lagoon at Bikini Atoll has emerged as one of the Pacific’s greatest wreck-diving sites. “I first heard about Bikini from a writer/photographer friend, Eric Hanauer, […]

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maldives by air

Maldives. Republic of Maldives

It was an interest in sea turtles that brought Duane Silverstein to the Maldives, though not in the way you might expect. “I work for a nonprofit called Seacology,” Duane began, “and we work to preserve island cultures and environments around the globe. We do this by brokering agreements with islanders to curtail activities that […]

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sipadan

Sipadan. Malaysia

For Al Hornsby, Sipadan is a diving venue to which all the superlatives apply. “When I first heard about Sipadan in the mid-eighties—when Clement Lee from Borneo Divers had begun exploring the island from a diving point of view—it sounded like the kind of spot I’d love, a pristine place where very few people had […]

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