Froggies Divers Bunaken
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of the city and were just blocks away from a massive fire which called for the local fire brigade to drive past with the crew in all their best safety gear of jeans, t-shirts and flip flops!
Refusing to pay the $50 transfer fee that our hotel was trying to charge for the 20 minute crossing to the island we headed to the pier with the intention of getting the local ferry, but luckily met a man who wanted to get home to Bunaken so offered us a cheap private transfer. ...
... of dodgy fishing practices such as using dynamite.
- The water is very clean and there is very little actual 'tourism' on the island
- the locals take pride in protecting the park and wish to keep it 'less developed'.
The only possible thing lacking was 'big things' i.e. only small sharks, didn't see many. Although they say there are dolphins around and even some Orca's sometimes
Enjoy the photos.
... homes and make pig noises and crash through the bush.
Another thing here of note is that on the other side of the Island at Liang Beach (which we walked to in 45 minutes, plus got rained on heavily for 1h15m, which was lovely by the way as it wasn’t cold and got rid of the humidity and heat) rubbish collects on the beach there coming from Manado. The bay is half moon shaped and is a perfect collection point.
The interesting effect ...
... old Giant Clams. Diving near these things was like being in the film 20 Thousand Leagues Under The Sea! Likuan I and III our second and third dives were coral wall dives. Turtles and a myriad of fish and smaller marine life species (Orangutan crabs, Nudibranches and seahorses to name but a few) left both of us not knowing where to turn our heads next. The strong currents around this part made it an exciting dive too. Sachiko's the coup de gras ...
... must think we are pigs cos we eat the whole lot that they give us & the other lady who was staying here said they asked for only fruit at lunch time cos they haven't been hungry, not much chance of that happening with us. Walked into the local village after dinner with the 2 lady's from the kitchen who live there & they took us to a mass service in some locals house & they are also the Bamboo orchestra ...