Category Archives: Under the sea

Scaling Sand Dunes in Magnificent Mozambique

Tweet GoNomad published my article:  “Scaling Sand Dunes in Magnificent Mozambique”. Check it out here!  

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Belize: A scuba diver’s playground

Tweet Sundown beers, sitting on the deck of our wooden cabin which was on stilts over the crystal blue waters and as we watch the orange sun melt into the horizon an eagle ray swims right under our deck, only … Continue reading

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Snorkeling with a Penguin at the Equator: The Galapagos Part II

Tweet While the birds and vegetation were incredible, it was really the the sea life which knocked us out. We would be snorkeling along and then all of a sudden would find ourselves face to face with a turtle, hanging … Continue reading

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The Magic of the Galapagos

Tweet We set off in Darwin’s wake for the Galapagos islands, on his 200th anniversary.  We brimmed with anticipation not knowing what to expect from the islands that have captivated travelers for centuries. What we found was a place not … Continue reading

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Journey to the centre of the earth: a wondrous weekend in Iceland

Tweet Sandwiched between the Northern American and Eurasian tectonic plates, staring into a crack in the earth’s crust, I should have felt right at home. Which side to choose? I was in Iceland, in a lake, in water which was … Continue reading

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Africa’s Galapagos

Tweet We went diving with manta rays. 6 or 7 of them in total including one 5+ metres across. We were starring in our own episode of Oceans, a true Galapagos moment. At one point I was crunched down behind … Continue reading

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Europe has the clock. Africa has the time.

Tweet Now for Mozambique. Our first stop would be Vilankulos on the coast – famous for the Bazaruto Archipelago. Miles of low lying sand banks which are exposed when the tide goes out creating a majestic backdrop. Scaling sand dunes … Continue reading

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