Heading to Aerprang 2, one of the best dive site where octopus species make their home in this large, spread-out gradual sand slope. Dave was very kind to let Enal taking the shoots from his camera. First found was the Coconut Octopus taking resident in a coffee cup, exactly his colours. Long arm octopus and…

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The Day of Boat Festival

As promised we are posting today the pictures of the Boat Festivals. The boys worked hand in hand with the construction staff and our tailors to make it possible. We have some great talents over there at the dive center. They did a great job, and we are very proud of what they have accomplished….

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If you have already made the plan to come visit North Sulawesi in October, know that on the eastern side of this island is the little town of Bitung. It is the small town sheltered by Lembeh Island, where in between is Lembeh Straith, the home of the rare critters. From October 6th to10th, our…

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Light in the dark

Known by other name, disco clam. The combination between the red colour manteled the whole body, and blue lights playing like tender blue lighting went on and off is just amazing come from a clam.  It was discovered that the mantle edge contains one layer filled with silica spheres and the other layer does not have…

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IT IS PARADISE

There is this very old Indonesian song sang by the Koes plus, we consider them the Beatles of Indonesia. The lyric goes like this: Orang bilang tanah kita tanah surga Tongkat Kayu dan Batu jadi tanaman (People said that our land is the land of paradise. Where stick and stone grow food to harvest) That’s…

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In Perfect Weather This Week

In 27C water, with truly warm guests, working this week is heaven. Meet Terence, Doris and Katsuko who have been really nice to serve, and great people to take diving to. June our guide gave the briefing, we were heading to Makawide # 2, a site named after the nearby village, the home of the pigmy…

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SPECIAL COOKING TIME

  Our kitchen has one special chef today. Martina, one of our Italian guests took a change to train Beary and our staffs how to make some Italian Foods. So, Let’s check what’s in the list; Aldente pasta Spaghety Cabonara Spaghety Bolagnaise Italian Salad Italian Mashed Potatoe Italian cookies and cake Yummyyyyyy…… Thanks to Martina…..

The little things in life

When we get too busy with all the big things, there are little things in life we miss out sometimes. Diving in Lembeh Straith teaches us to appreciate all those little things and get excited about them.  

We have been seeing 4 babies sharks swimming in shallow water in our bay. Too bad they won’t let me take pictures of them, they ran away anytime we got close to them. Now, what do you do when you got bitten in the bottom? A vase shell bitten the giant clam from the back. …

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How far do we want to go?

In the last 6 months we have planted over 400 coral stands in our nursery right in our beautiful house reef. The house reef provides very healthy environment for the coral to grow. Just perfect amount of sun during the day enough to help the coral grow healthier. We saw dead corals regenerated and grew…

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