Diving Atauro Island in Timor Leste

Beautiful soft corals on the west coast of Atauro Island

The island of Atauro seemed to smirk at me the first time I saw it – sat majestically as it is in the Ombai Strait, some 30 kms north of Dili and right in the path of the Indonesian Throughflow as it streams between the main islands of Alor and … [Read more...]

Kimbe Bay – the Coral Crucible

Kimbe Bay Coral Crucible Article

There is a line of thought in the scientific community that this is where it all began and the first corals originated… a large sheltered bay, roughly one third along the north coast of the island now called New Britain.The bay is called Kimbe … [Read more...]