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I'll take you back to Sogod Bay, nicknamed "the bay of whale sharks", in the south of the island of Leyte, in the Philippines... On my first trip there in 2008, I missed them. Twelve years later, I was luckier!
In lack of salt water, I'm nostalgically looking back these days to my last underwater images brought back from the Philippines... It was a year ago, early 2020. Before the Covid-19 pandemic and border closures.
It's hard to make diving travel plans with the Covid-19 pandemic. In the world before the coronavirus, I used to go diving in the Philippines or Indonesia... In the world after, I dive in Brittany in green and cold waters.
In the Philippines, Balicasag Island is a popular dive site. You can observe a huge silvery school of trevallies, spinning near the reef. A fascinating sight...
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I am Corinne Bourbeillon and Bubbles Underwater & Beyond is my personal blog. Through my underwater photos and videos, I try to share my wonder at the beauty of this other world under the surface of the ocean, so fragile and unknown...
Diving at Raja Ampat... A dream. But beware, a trip to Raja Ampat requires that you behave as a responsible visitor. Tourism, which is booming in this archipelago, is threatening one of the most magnificent reservoirs of biodiversity on the planet.
Tips and Tricks of Travelling Diver...
Sometimes you can choose your seat on the plane. Dilemma : is it better to sit in the front, or in the middle, or at the back of the aircraft?
For many people, traveling solo is inconceivable. Yet, we never make as many encounters as when we travel alone.
I'm traveling for underwater photography. So in my luggage, in addition to the clothes, I take all my photo and diving equipment. Namely a reflex camera (Canon Eos 7D), its waterproof housing to take it underwater, two underwater flashes, and a complete diving equipment!
My diving equipment and underwater photography gear now take up the biggest part of my luggage. Impossible for me to travel light as before! But the basic principle is still valid: I must be able to carry all my stuff on my own.
My Previous Underwater Adventures
In the Philippines, it is THE mythical encounter that all divers dream of: the whale shark, the biggest fish in the world.
Tara. This is the name of an extraordinary boat, an oceanographic schooner sailing the Pacific Ocean to study coral. I embarked in February 2018 with the scientists for a media report in the Philippines...
Fancy the big blue? Let's get into the water! I take you to the Red Sea for scuba diving, freediving and underwater photography....