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My stay in Amed, in the north of Bali, is coming to an end (sigh). How I love this place!!!
I'm going to make this short tonight, because I have all my bardas to put back in the bags, I haven't had dinner yet and at the time I'm writing this post it's already late to eat, here...
I leave Amed tomorrow morning, for the island of Nusa Lembongan. I leave early, at dawn: direction SanurFrom there, boats leave for the Nusa Islands (Lembongan, Ceningan, Penida), south of Bali.
I still have a lot of dives to tell you (the Liberty, of course, but also the many other sites in the area), the work of the salt workers to show you (harvesting salt in the middle of a drought on the black sand), but I'll just offer you, today, my two joys of the day in pictures.
Sunset on the Gunung Agung
Starting with the wonderful sunset on the Gunung Agung... Each evening different, always as bewitching. Sometimes the volcano disappears under the clouds, at other times, it just wears a small cottony ruff. Other evenings, it has the grace to appear naked, and its enormous silhouette is cut out on the gold of the sky...
In order not to miss the last rays of the sunset, you must come around 5:30 pm, at the top of the promontory which dominates the bay of Jemeluksit there, on a rock, facing the volcano, and wait.
The landscape and the sky change from minute to minute, it's magical!
Frog-fish red on black sand
Finally, I was told by Kadek, my eagle-eyed guide, near the wreck of the Liberty, in the sand, this cute little frog-fish (antenna or fish-toad).
I photographed it endlessly, for long minutes, just before an army of Japanese divers arrived... Bad mouths, coral shakers and sand lifters. I am glad I got there before them!
Good plan for accommodation and diving in Tulamben
July 2012. Small addition: I went back to Bali several times since 2008, and I dived again on the fabulous wreck of the LibertyBut with a guide for me alone and at the right time (when there are less people)... I would like to point out this real good plan of resort for divers, which is also an excellent address, especially if you are a sub photographer, and you want to discover the wreck in the best possible conditions:
→ Liberty Dive Resort