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Camera Corner

Posted: Today at 11:28

Pictures taken with old sony compact mostly in a sony marine housing. Didnt get to use new camera in sea, no snorkelling and most dives were below the 14m rating.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 12:04

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 Black macaques in the sanctuary.

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 If the slugs in the garden were this pretty, i wouldn't mind as much.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 12:02

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 This I thought looked quite abstract. its sponges on top of a big orange sponge, and a few tunicates(sea squirts)

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 This turtle was eating what i thought was a plastic bag. fearless fidget to the rescue. I was going to wrestle it off it until I realised it was a pelagic colonial seasquirt that looked like a plastic bag. No wonder the turtles think vice versa and dead ones are found with their stomachs full of plastic bags.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 11:50

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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/10/2014 at 11:47

Still having a good time. yesterday we got a blue ringed octopus. deadly bite, but ots only 2 inch across. I will put a couple of photos on photo thread.

Sounds as if its been windy. I hope the housesitter put extra bricks around the polytunnel as instructed. His only email was to request the password for the virgin tv box.

I think I'd pay anything for a decent fillet steak at the mo. All the emergency chocolate has gone, I have fantasies about good english food. We will be home at the weekend, only five more dives left .

Have a good day everyone.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 13:35

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 Greetings from North Sulawesi.

Picture size reduced as upload is slow.

3 flowering plants for ID, please.

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 13:19

1st one is a tender margeurite,possibly argyanthemum foeniculum.

Last one an osteospermum, possibly tresco purple.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/10/2014 at 13:56

I bought some snakeshead fritillaries last year. The mice ate them all..

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/10/2014 at 13:01

Its not rained here since August. The jungle was hot and humid enough without mud underfoot. We did see the troop of black macaques, and some tarsiers, tiny with huge eyes. Back to diving today, and we found a rare ambon frogfish. Also a sea snake was swimming around ,but I gave it a wide berth. The roads here are dreadful, and very congested and very slow, so we cancelled a trip to the straits of lembeh. I couldnt face another five hours in a bus. Time for bed for me now. Have a good day, everyone.

 

Get well soon Nigel!

Posted: 16/10/2014 at 12:54

Ive got an ear infection too. Result of not drying ears properly after each dive. Antibiotics and ear drops seem to be working.

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