Similan Islands Thailand
My first Scuba Diving experiences were absolutely amazing. the bay next to Donald Duck bay is called Waterfall Bay and as our boat was takin in water i caught the opportunity to do my first two dives ever with my mate Divemaster Niko. It was absolutely amazing - the feeling of almost flying or beeing completely weightless like an astronaut. I saw lots of marine life like giant moray eels, bluefin trevallies and i even spotted a bearded scorpionfish, one of the most poisenous animal in the world, myself as it was swimming past to find another hideaway place.
To be fair, the paradise isn't all about peace and good life, the conditions can bring you to your limits. Poisenous, dangerous or just annoying animals everywhere (except sharks, which aren't dangerous at all), a merciless sun pouring down its rays like an angry god all day ..and you shouldn't be prown to seasickness!! But after all this environment teaches you about real life far far away from your desk, office, sterile western apartment and the illusion of a safe live - a very valuable experience to me.
I also tried some scuba diving there for the first time, which i want to do again as soon as possible. And so i had to build this iconic bay in the Andaman Sea to get my head around these experiences.. enjoy!!
View from the beach up to Sail Rock - the sand white as flour
There's a little Park ranger station on this island - they're offering some tents to accommodate visitors there
Total view of the bay, which is so important for boats find shelter there
The biggest challenge were the fades of blue towards this almost white beach and to get the rounded character of the granite boulders right
a shot where you can see the underwater section, which was really important to mee, as i've been there!
Front view - btw: Donald Duck isn't really there, i just put him in as a little gimmick.
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