Island time…. It’s early now!!! New holidays approaching, so it was time to decide where to next. Deciding factors: flight cost, diving quality, weather during Christmas and as much different culture as possible with Europe; who’s the winner? The Solomon Islands. Then the next question arises: where in the Solomons? I decided to come to […]Read More Tales of islands exploration: The Solomons, just on island time
A lot of people ask me why did I choose to dive with Global Underwater Explorers. Among many reasons, there is one that is on top of all: their focus on Conservation and underwater projects. When I became a cave diver, as many of the cave divers out there, was dreaming with exploration, finding new […]Read More Diving for Science – Yax Chen, Venus Moon
There are thousands if not millions of posts about swimming with whales, not only in Tonga, but all over the world. You can find photos everywhere, videos, and other media resources, and all of them are amazing and a once in a lifetime experience. That first time when you have a humpback whale swimming towards […]Read More Starring and Whaling part II: Living with alive icebergs
What can we, GUE divers do to help the community? How can we put in our two cents to help and improve the environment and conservation? Even a single person, can make a huge difference to the environment, just by contributing with as much as they can for example, to monitor variables within a specific […]Read More Community and Environment: Kicking off a Project Baseline
A woman coming back home from work, this is her daily (or whenever she works) in Munda, Solomon IslandsRead More Coming back home
It’s somehow out of the ordinary for the over-populated countries to see (ship)wrecks above the water. When there is a marine disposal of any kind, whoever is responsible of it, they will treat it or take care of, so rubbish don’t accumulate in harbours or marine areas. The same applies to old any old […]Read More The in-land wrecks of the Chatham Islands
Some people may not consider it exploration, as if as I learnt in the last two years, a place that contains a cache, it’s largely already explored in New Zealand. This area is one of those places that there are still complete islands, without one cache! For the geocaching lovers, specially in Europe, that’s […]Read More New tools to explore? Geocaching!