Diving in Borneo
The main distinguishing feature of this unique region, of course, is its incredibly diverse nature. Wet tropical forests penetrate many deep and not very deep rivers, which are sometimes the…

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How to choose diving flippers
If you seriously want to go diving, the choice of fins will be one of the most important decisions. To make it easier to get acquainted with the market, we…

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SURFING: THE BACK OF THE MEDAL
This is a guest article by a good friend of mine who has been involved in various extreme sports for many years and now lives in Bali, where, among other…

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Learn diving in a group or individually

All. Decision is made. You decided to become a diver. And they even found a club and chose an instructor who will nibble on the granite of diving science. The thing is small – sign up, pay for the course and start practicing. It remains only to decide how – individually or in a group of the same afflicted as you? At first glance, it seems that the answer is obvious – of course, individual lessons are better! But do not rush to answer. Let’s try to figure out what’s what.

What is good for individual lessons? The fact that all the attention of the instructor will be devoted to you – beloved (or beloved). Well, and, it seems, there will be enough time to not only demonstrate, but also repeat all the skills several times in order to properly consolidate them. Continue reading

Freediving – immersion in freedom

Freediving what is it? Freediving is called swimming underwater without scuba gear, with the ability to hold your breath for as long as possible.

In addition, freediving is a whole philosophy of life aimed at maximizing the harmonization of a person’s relationship with the outside world. In terms of depth of understanding of the world, the freediving system can be compared, perhaps, only with such a highly organized philosophical system as yoga.

The meaning of the word “Free Diving” consists of two different English words: the word “free”, Continue reading

Seven amazing underwater cities.

Flooded cities and lost worlds have attracted the attention of adventure seekers and travelers, scientists and researchers over the years. These places, most often, were abandoned or destroyed thousands of years ago, and the history of some of them has not yet been studied. Remember the most interesting underwater megacities of the world.

1. The city of Lviv in the “Lake of the Thousand Islands”. China. Qiandao Lake (Qiandao, in Chinese: 千島湖) was formed in 1959 as a result of flooding the valley after completion of the construction of a power station and dam on the Hainan River. The local government did not hesitate to drown 27 cities and 1377 villages. Two ancient cities appeared under water – He Cheng and Shi Cheng (Lviv City). Lying at the foot Continue reading

How to become a diving instructor?
Today, a person who wants to learn diving is provided with a wide variety of opportunities to make a choice. But if you already have enough knowledge and skills to…

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How freediving can be useful for divers
Today freediving is becoming an increasingly popular hobby. A hunting method that has been practiced since ancient times, which people practiced in the very distant past, is undergoing a revival…

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What is tech diving?
One of the varieties of diving, which attracts thousands of scuba diving enthusiasts around the world, is the technical diving (Technical Diver IANTD). The main difference between technology diving and…

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Record Dive at the Pole of Cold
February 1, 2013 at a point with geographical coordinates N 62 ° 30 \ '453 \' \ '/ E 143 ° 37 \' 505 \ '\' a unique dive took…

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