I’m still not great at fish ID

For example, I don't know what these guys are...

Tags: , , , , , ,

I could stare at this all day…

Reef

I love just looking at the reef. Park yourself in front of stretch of coral and you’ll watch the whole thing come alive in waves.

Give me shallow water, an AL80 tank and I’ll stay down a good 90 minutes. One dive in Thailand lasted a good 77 minutes — my personal best — and I could have easily been down longer.

God bless diving.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Clouds of fish

Swarming

Koh Tao’s Sergeant Majors are fearless. Ascending through them is wicked awesome.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Nature 1, fish trap 0

Giant clams

An old fish trap that nature decided to reclaim. Giant embedded clams are nestled in the sea floor beneath the crusted bars.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Set the table coral

Can't get enough of that blue

Koh Tao, Thailand.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Nemo’s cousin

The magnificent anemone

Meet the pink anemonefish, a cousin to more popular clownfish (Nemo, for those of you not paying attention). This comes from Koh Tao and Hin Ngam.

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Geometric fish

Hexagonal

A fun Koh Tao hexagon grouper.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Beautiful, beautiful blue

10 meters down

Tags: , , , , ,

Hot town, spring in the city

Scorching Bangkok sun

Bangkok this spring was a big ball of sweat. Delhi was and is hot right now, but Bangkok, with the added humidity was mental.

I still toured as much as I could, even if the sun burned down on Wat Po unbearably.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Bark worse than his bite

Stone pooch

The guards of the Grand Palace in Bangkok.

Continue reading this entry » » »

Tags: , , , , , , , ,