C'est parti ! Les carangues commencent à tournoyer au-dessus de Jérôme... (Philippines, Balicasag, mars 2019)
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...
Le dugong nage en eaux peu profondes, sa principale activité consistant à se nourrir sur les herbiers de la baie. (Alor, Indonésie, juillet 2018)
It is called dugong or "sea cow". I was lucky enough to watch this fascinating animal in its natural environment, in Alor, Indonesia.
(Tubbataha, Philippines, mai 2018)
In the Philippines, Tubbataha Marine National Park is open only three months per year. It is an underwater jewel, with exuberant coral and abundant underwater life.
Exubérance multicolore au site Entre la Mer 1. (Kampanar, Centre-Sulawesi, juillet 2017)
Looking for exuberant coral and wriggling fish? And for a little slice of authentic Indonesia? Welcome to Kampanar, Sulawesi!
Gorgone géante à Misool. (Raja Ampat, Papouasie occidentale, Indonésie, novembre 2015.)
Here, there are swarms of sparkling fish and a jumble of multicoloured corals... I take you diving in the waters of Misool, in the south of Raja Ampat.
Requins-marteaux. Kurkap Island, Moluques, Indonésie, octobre 2015.
Hammerhead sharks make diving enthusiasts fantasize. These sharks have a pretty awesome head, I must say...
Le ponton de Sipadan. Bornéo, Malaisie, juillet 2013.
Sipadan. An island of dreams, explored by Cousteau. But under military surveillance, for the safety of divers and the preservation of the reef.
Coral Eye. Bangka Island, Sulawesi, Indonésie. Mars 2013.
March 2013. Bangka Island, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. My new home, for a few days, is called Coral Eye. What a beautiful name!
Vue sur l'archipel de Fam, depuis le viewpoint de Piaynemo. (Raja Ampat, Papouasie Occidentale, Indonésie, janvier 2015)
I'm getting tons of emails asking me for information about Raja Ampat ! So I gathered everything in one single post. But be aware, a trip to Raja Ampat requires you to behave as a respectful and responsible visitor. Tourism, which is booming in the region, is endangering one of the world's most magnificent reservoirs of biodiversity.
Max Ammer, un Hollandais chez les Papous.
The Dutchman Max Ammer is the "pioneer" of diving in Raja Ampat. A sacred character. He is an eco-adventurer, an enthusiastic explorer and a fabulous storyteller.
Dauphins. Sataya, Égypte. Décembre 2011.
Get your snorkel ready, but forget about The Big Blue and Flipper Dolphin... There's something better!!! I take you to watch Egyptian dolphins in a 1.5 minute video.
Océans, un film de Jacques Perrin et Jacques Cluzaud, 2010. (Photo : Roberto Rinaldi / Pathé)
Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud's new film will be released on Wednesday. I was able to watch Oceans in December, long before the official release. And I've met the film crew.
Les bébés tortues courent vers la mer... (Berawan, Bornéo, Indonésie, juillet 2009).
During the day, turtles from Derawan Island (Borneo, Indonesia) swim under the jetties. At night, they lay their eggs in the still-warm sand.
Les acanthasters se roulent en boule au bout du crochet. (TIoman, Malaisie, juillet 2006)
Last day of diving in Tioman, peninsular Malaysia side. A day dedicated to the dreaded acanthaster, coral starfish ...