Capo Noli & Sabbione delle Meraviglie Slow UW Shoooting

The city of Noli is located on the Ligurian coast of the Riviera di Ponente (Western Riviera), in a cove bordered to the east from the Island of Bergeggi and southwest by the namesake cape, and is easy to reach from the highway exit of Spotorno, a few kilometers from … Continue reading

Mission Blue Hope Spot Hatteras, North Carolina, USA

Hatteras wreck of U352

Only 4% of our world’s oceans are under any kind of protection. But Dr. Sylvia Earle and her ocean conservation organization Mission Blue are looking to greatly increase those numbers. One way of doing that is through the creation of Hope Spots, areas that are vital to the health of … Continue reading

Malaysia: Mabul and Sipadan Extraordinary emotions in Borneo

Malaysian Borneo - Mabul and Sipadan

The journey from Italy is quite long and exhausting: two stopovers up to Kuala Lumpur, a domestic flight to Tawau in Borneo, an hour by van to climb up the Sabah region to the port of Semporna where, awaiting for us, there’s a fast boat that after 45 minutes sailing … Continue reading

Ventotene A little paradise of the Pontine Islands

The sea is deep blue when, on a beautiful sunny morning, after 1 hour on the hydrofoil departed from Rome, September in Ventotene, a small island in the Pontine archipelago. The ancient Roman port has an almost magical, carved as it is the rock acanthosis. Most of the houses of … Continue reading

Dharavandhoo The manta rays' island

Dharavandhoo island

Dharavandhoo is a small Maldivian fishermen’s island, located in the Baa Atoll, about 120 kilometers north of Male. Since a small airport was built, you can reach it in twenty minutes flight from the capital. It is situated near the bay of Hanifaru, Unesco heritage site since 2009, where, from … Continue reading

Capo Milazzo In the sea of Polyphemus

Portella’s rock (Artichoke)

I travelled the Sicily far and wide, including several islands, the Aeolian, Egadi, Pelagie, Pantelleria and Ustica, finding an always different and interesting sea. Along these coastlines, in my wanderings, a place I missed, never considering it of being a seabed that important and rich in life such as I … Continue reading

Diving in Cabilao A small island for small creatures

Today, we visit a really tiny island: Cabilao. Cabilao is located at the west side of Bohol (Visayas, Philippines). 3.500 Inhabitants live there in 5 villages. The entire Island measures about 7,5 km2. And a beautiful reef surrounds it: A paradise for our tiniest creatures, a marvel in the ocean. … Continue reading