Anemonefish – A wolf in sheep’s clothes

Posted by in Challenge, Diving, Outdoors

I guess it’s safe to say that most of us have seen, or at least heard of, Pixar’s movie ”Finding Nemo”. It tells about a young clownfish, which gets caught by divers to be sold as an aquarium fish. Daddy clownfish comes to the rescue and after countless threatening and funny adventures they are reunited and they live happily ever after. We tend to see these little orange fish as cute, harmless little … well, Nemos. But in fact, they are quite the opposite. The “sheep”-part of the sheep Clownfish…read more

Why you should give diving a go

Posted by in Challenge, Diving, Freedom, Outdoors

(first published on Camiguin Action Geckos Dive and Adventure Resort blog) I call myself the Chicken-Diver. The kind who is easily spooked by strong currents and who passionately hates triggerfish. The kind who cried all the way from the boat to the shore after her first open water dive, and swore never to dive again. And yet somehow this Chicken-Diver made it to Advanced Open Water Diver and just recently celebrated her 100th dive with Camiguin Action Geckos. I have come a long way! During my diving journey I had…read more

How to fiesta like a Pinoy

Posted by in fiesta, Travel

When it comes to having a party, Filipinos know how to enjoy life. The month of May here in Camiguin is always a festive month, and this year was no exception. There was one fiesta after the other, festivities traveling through the island one community at a time. During the fiesta the streets are filled with tiny shops during the day, there are most likely basketball games ongoing, small gatherings here and there, and the evenings are marked with loud, pop-up discos which are built on the basketball courts. You know…read more

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