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Japan's Ocean Spiral proposed as giant underwater city

What would happen if the legend of the Lost City of Atlantis was crossed with the screenplay of Kevin Costner’s 1995 hit movie “Waterworld”?

Maybe something like The Ocean Spiral – an underwater metropolis that generates energy from the seabed and is capable of providing homes and accommodation for 5,000 people.


Awaiting the storm.

Muggy and hot.. Sums up the day and its hard to take a photo to show you just how that feels. The skies have been crazy the last few days but todays was just a blanket of grey with the occasional interesting shape drifting past. 74 more words


Spotted Eel

This is another unusual sighting. I saw a spotted eel three times. With my kids we saw part of one during a night dive. And once again on another night dive I had a pretty good look too. 81 more words


Ellidel Underwater

This post has been in my saved drafts for a long time and only now do I get to publish it. It shows Ellidel under the sea in Fortune Island.  36 more words


Turtles and Lobsters and Rays...oh my

We had 3 more days of wonderful diving. Great water clarity, lots of marine life and wonderful diving companions. We also received a lucky treat. A rock lobster decided to take a rare mid-morning stroll right when we were swimming by. 87 more words


New on 500px : Giant Mantas by juliosanjuan5 by juliosanjuan5

Group of Giant Mantas in Darwin (Galapagos Islands). The wing of Giant Mantas may reach more than six meters and weight as much as 1400kg. Watching the fly of the Mantas is one of the most elegant and exciting experiences for a diver. 6 more words