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22/3/2017 (617) Perhaps I should not tell anybody about this dive. I tried a spot in the urban area of Milford. The beach is lovely there, but the visibility is usually close to nothing, the bottom is quite flat, silty and it’s shallow. The weather was great, it was calm and right before the high […]
5/11/2016 (603) I went for a morning dive, the weather was not very promising, quite heavy showers on my way from Auckland. Also the wind was strong and the long swell at Goat Island was destroying visibility. Once on the beach I could see a group of scuba diving students already swimming to the island. […]
In most cases when I need a picture of a scuba diver, I make a selfie. I would prefer to use somebody else as the model, but it’s not often possible. Quite often I dive alone. When I have a buddy, he/she is a regular buddy, not a model. I often chase her/him during the […]
At first I thought it was just a lonely ocean wanderer. After a short while I realised it was a season of jellyfish. Translucent bells with purplish radial canals pulsating without rest, yet still toys in the hands of the ocean.
When I write about diving, it’s usually about how peaceful it can be. You even can get into a kind of a meditative state. However, every time I look at this picture, it reminds me of something completely opposite. It reminds me of those tail-less Horten flying wings, developed in Nazi Germany during the World […]