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Galapagos 2023 Trip Recap

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For as long as it has been known to human civilization, the Galapagos Islands have been shrouded in mystique and intrigue. This archipelago of rugged volcanic islands, located 500 miles west of South America, is reminiscent of a bygone era when reptiles dominated the planet. Giant Galapagos tortoises and Godzilla-faced marine iguanas were some of the breadcrumbs leading to Darwin's theory of evolution and remain an enigma to the lucky few that get to witness them today. In May 2023, the divers and adventurers on our Bluewater Travel underwater photo workshop became some of the lucky few to witness the incredible diversity that the hand of evolution has produced in the middle of the Pacific.

Little Cayman 2023 Trip Recap

Little Cayman Squid
You can’t ask for much more when you are staying at a dive resort like the Little Cayman Beach Resort in the Cayman Islands. The entire experience is straight out of a post card. This remote island in the Caribbean is a perfect getaway for any level of scuba diver. 84-degree water, 100+ feet visibility, calm seas, great food, white sandy beaches, coconuts, iguanas….and simple diving with minimal currents that will definitely make you forget about the rest of the world. Read our 2023 GoPro video workshop recap...

Anilao Spring 2023 Trip Recap

Anilao Trip Recap 2023
Anilao Underwater Photo Workshops 2023 offer two back-to-back workshops in one of the greatest macro destinations in the world. The 2023 workshops were both sold-out events, consisting of a mix of novice photographers who were visiting the region for the first time ever, to advanced shooters who have been to multiple workshops over the years. Find out all about our trip (with photos)!

Triton Bay & Banda Sea 2023 Trip Recap

Triton Bay Trip Recap
Located on the western end of the huge island of New Guinea, Indonesia’s Triton Bay is home to an incredible variety and volume of marine life, and boasts some of the world’s healthiest and most colorful reefs. In fact, it is believed to rival even Raja Ampat for the title of the world’s greatest marine biodiversity. Read our full trip recap with photos!

San Ignacio Whale Trip Recap 2023

All the humpback whales we encountered gracefully glided through the azure waters in a calm, relaxing manner. Their majestic presence, mere inches away from the boat, left us in awe as they playfully swam in circles and engaged in breathtaking surface interactions. The rhythmic dance of their tail slaps on the ocean's surface created an entrancing spectacle, making the entire experience nothing short of unforgettable. Leran more about our San Ignacio Grey Whale Experience...

Antarctica 2023 Trip Recap

Our trip to Antarctica was truly spectacular, after a long journey we were rewarded with peaceful, lake-like waters that left us in awe. Our itinerary included topside and underwater adventures where we were able to observe an abundance of incredible wildlife, including various species of whales, seabirds, penguins, and seals. In particular, we were thrilled to spot the leopard seal, Antarctica's apex predator, making our journey even more remarkable. Not to mention partaking in the obligatory 'Polar Plunge' for those of us willing to brave the frigid waters in our bathing suits! Looking back, we can confidently say that our expedition was a resounding success, and the memories that we made will last for a lifetime.

Raja Ampat 2023 Trip Recap

A coral reef teems with life in Raja Ampat

RAJA AMPAT 2023 Trip Recap

AN UNDERWATER PHOTO WORKSHOP BY BLUEWATER TRAVEL

Words & images by trip leader Nirupam Nigam

It’s a well-known “secret” amongst scuba divers that the best diving in the world is found in the Indonesian archipelago of Raja Ampat. Unbeknownst to the general public, the region consists of thousands of limestone islands covered in emerald vegetation.

La Paz Trip Report 2022

la paz diving

La Paz, Mexico Sea of Cortez Trip Report – October 15th to 22th, 2022

Incredible Encounters with Sea Lions, Sardines, and Mobula Rays DURING BLUEWATER TRAVEL'S LA PAZ 2022 UNDERWATER PHOTO WORKSHOP

Trip Leader: Nirupam Nigam   |   Photos by Nirupam Nigam & Group

 

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