The tasselled Wobbegong


The wobbegong is a carpet shark  and thus spends much of its time resting on the sea floor. At daytime one have to look under rocks and overhangs to find them resting. On our trip to Raja Ampat we came across the tasselled wobbegong (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon), one of the 12 species of the Orectolobidae family …

Whaleshark encounter


I have never experienced winning the lottery. But this encounter with a whaleshark might get really close to the feelings of winning something big! Whalesharks are seldom seen in the narrow bay of Palu. I still remember my conversation with our dive guide Nasrun. Me : I might go wide-angle on the housereef dive. Nasrun …

Deep down on Gili Raja Wreck


The Gili Raja wreck is approximately 90-meters long and lies for  60 years on its side at a depth 35m and 50m. It is beautifully y overgrown with soft corals. The site is almost pristine as only a handful of divers are able to dive here given the depth. I had the chance to dive …


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Lembeh Impressions…


I just started to put small slideshows of my photos to Youtube. You will find them here or in the “My slideshows” category. Looking for your next dive vacation? Here is a glimpse of what you can find in Lembeh, North Sulawesi.