Top Sipadan Dive Sites
Before any, even the most short-term journey, it is useful to check your geographical knowledge. For example, to find on a world map that hangs in every decent Russian office, a country like Malaysia. Not badly, I tell you, I settled down: in the very center of Southeast Asia. The South China Sea delicately cuts the country into two almost equal segments: mainland Western and Eastern Malaysia in the North-Western part of Borneo.
The official language in the country is Malay, where locals usually brag about their flawless English. In monetary circulation – Malaysian ringgits (MYR). And although 1 USD is equal to 4 MYR, for some reason the local population likes it much more.
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Diving in Thailand
Diving in Thailand is one of the most popular entertainment. In the east of the Gulf of Siam, you can dive all year round, but the best visibility there is from November to March, in the west – from February to May, the diving season in the Andaman Sea – the period from November to May. In the sea waters in the vicinity of Phuket there is a chance to see the most outlandish inhabitants. From January to March, whale sharks and manta rays are found on Ko Racha. Shark Point Reef is a place where leopard sharks are stationed (by the way, surprisingly peaceful), stingrays and moray eels. There are dive centers at any Thai resort: both separately and practically at all hotels of the level of 4-5 “stars”. Most of them are located in Pattaya and Phuket. Continue reading
Rules for safe diving in caves
According to experts, only one percent of divers, diving outside open water, has the knowledge, skills and assessment of safe diving in caves.
According to experts, only one percent of divers, diving outside open water, has the knowledge, skills and assessment of safe diving in caves. Perhaps this is the reason for the relatively high number of accidents that occur during immersion in underground spaces. If you are interested in this topic – read the article, probably the instructions of an experienced diver John Richards will be useful to you. Continue reading