Visayas in a nutshell by Janice Nigro There are a lot of ways to come up with a dive itinerary for a dream destination. The “no plan” kind of a plan is not exactly the typical consideration, especially when you will step off of a plane 7,000 miles from home with a load of dive... Continue Reading →
Dive ‘n’ drive for one by Janice Nigro Ok, I am stealing some terminology for the second time during my swimabout which if you remember is the first term that I stole from someone much more clever than myself with words. The new one is “Dive ‘n’ Drive” which pertains to the fact that you... Continue Reading →
Island hopping by Janice Nigro By the time I got to Dauin via a personalized car ride (Alex and his mother Nora) and the ferry to Dumaguete from Cebu (which included a stop at a local barbecue), I realized that I had only touched a continent twice in three months. It was during my... Continue Reading →
Travel networking a.k.a. Filipino connections by Janice Nigro I kind of took the no planning approach to an extreme for the Philippines. I did not know where exactly I would stay or for how long when I got there. Not even for the first night. Furthermore, I was not exactly sure what I would find... Continue Reading →
A summary of Raja Ampat, Gangga Island, Kungkungan Bay, (Indonesia) and Moalboal, Dauin, and Bohol (Philippines). My view of underwater. Highly "macro-ized" as my Canon G15 is not well equipped for wide angle. Some photos I have obviously taken artistic liberties with, but almost all are the natural colors highlighted by the strobes. My obsessions... Continue Reading →
goby on a whip coral that looks as if it is gold plated. even the whip coral appears to be dusted with gold!
common nudibranch but I have never seen one this size until I visited Apo Island in the Philippines. beautiful there. I wonder what the nudibranchs eat there because they are gigantic!