116 pages of cuteness

Posted by in Diving, Photography

When Walt Disney and Pixar released the animation movie “Finding Nemo” in 2003 clownfish had been around already for centuries. Many of the characters from the movie have become “well-known” in the sense that people (snorkelers and divers) now better recognize the species. The clownfish, however, has made a huge entrée. Especially new divers, but also snorkelers, find those “Nemo fish” super cute. And sure they are. What most people don’t know, is that the clownfish is part of a much larger family, the Anemonefish (Amphiprioninae). Anemonefish All members of…read more

Preparing, praying and moving on

Posted by in Life, Outdoors, Travel, Weather

That’s what you do here in the Philippines when facing a typhoon with wind speeds of 200km/hr. We follow the locals. We watch them looking at the sky and looking at the ocean. We watch and help with preparations, we take everything in which can be taken in, and close off everything that can be closed off. Then we pray. Uncontrollable nature The locals often ask us if there are typhoons in our country. We entertain them with stories of snow, ice, fogged breath and sun that never seems to…read more

The destructive influence of Authorities and Media

Posted by in Challenge, Travel

We all know “Authorities” and the Media have an incredible impact on how we perceive things. We see it every day, in virtually everything we do. They tell us this, and –sometimes even without a second thought – we believe it to be true. There are a few “problems” with how authorities and media deal with topics. The first problem is, regardless of which authorities or media, they are biased. They have a political view, or they have certain interests that take priority over telling what’s really important. The second…read more

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