It’s almost a month since i returned from an amazing three week trip to Indonesia diving Sulawesi, Komodo and Bali, yet I haven’t even finished sorting through the photos I took last year!
When we visited Bunaken Island last July we enjoyed our stay at Sea Breeze Resort so much that it was a very easy decision to return there this year. Terry, Diana and all the staff made us feel very welcome and the atmosphere at Sea Breeze is just as chilled as the diving around Bunaken.
There was some deliberation during the planning stage of our holiday to Indonesia whether during our first week on Sulawesi it would be better to stay at a dive resort on the mainland or to stay on Bunaken Island itself. Having returned I can now say that we definitely made the right decision when we opted to stay on Bunaken Island. The scenery was spectacular and diving every day with Manado Tua (which looks for all the world like a mini-volcano) as a backdrop was certainly no hardship. Most days Manado Tua was even crowned with a little puff of cloud just to complete the effect. 🙂 Continue reading “‘Turtle City’, Bunaken Island, Sulawesi – July 2013”
Without a shadow of a doubt 2013 has been one of the best years for diving I have had since I took up the sport seven or so years ago. I quickly totalled up the number of dives I have done since the start of the year and discovered that I have just completed number 88 with a third of it still to go! The vast majority of these have been around Scotland and I already have a sizeable backlog of blog posts to sort for these. The backlog has however just become significantly larger as I have been lucky enough to spend the past few weeks enjoying some amazing diving in the much warmer waters around the Indonesian islands of Sulawesi and Bali.
Continue reading “Bunaken Island – Sulawesi, Indonesia – July 2013”