A paradise of the Earth Raja Ampat - Four Kings

Manta Ray Papua Raja Ampat

I first stepped foot in this great place over 17 years ago when it was still under the name of Irian Jaya. Landing at the airport on a small island close to Sorong, getting off the plane feeling lucky that the plane even landed then being approached by all these… Continue reading

Revillagigedo Archipelago The Mexican Galapagos

Manta Ray in Revillagigedo Archipelago

February 12, 2016…just a word echoes in our ears: Revillagigedo Archipelago. We are at the Rome Fiumicino Airport, looking forward for the 15-hour journey ahead of us to get to La Paz, Mexico. Time seems rowing against us, threatening to make us lose our connecting flight to Mexico City from… 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