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Ten times repeaters on Komandoo

05 Mar 2010

Five familiar faces on Komandoo; Nöel and Elisabeth Filo, Denis Hanger, plus Wendy and Gary Wilson, ready for an afternoon dive at Bodu Giri.  All are enjoying their tenth time diving with Prodivers and of course the generous 100% discount that they deserve after so…

Orchid Farewell from Komandoo

31 Jan 2010

Many people like Orchids. In fact it is the largest family of the flowering plants, with about 20.000 different species; tulips and vanilla among them. Due to the constant temperature in the Maldives of about 30 C, Orchids can survive all year round here with…

Grass Ghost Pipefish in Komandoo Lagoon

30 Jan 2010

We saw last days an ornate ghost pipefish in the house reef of Komandoo. Today we have found these two grass ghost pipefish in the lagoon. At barely two meters of depth, these two creatures, close relatives to the previous ornate ghost pipefish, always hang…

Where is my breakfast?

30 Jan 2010

Everybody on Komandoo has the chance to have a peaceful breakfast sitting on the terrace beside the sea. Even this beautiful Maakana wants to enjoy this. Looks like he’s asking: Where is my breakfast?These birds are quite common in the Maldives and they feed mainly…

Cyber Café on Komandoo

29 Jan 2010

In front of the Dive Centre on Komandoo we have a table-hut that we normally use for resort dive briefings, log book fill up or whatever other reason to gather together for a while before or after the dive. It happens to be the area…

Sunset at Komandoo

28 Jan 2010

Not every day we have such a dramatic sun set but sometimes we are endowed with a present like this.  Looking west towards the neighbour island of Hinavaru, you can see the Minaret of the Mosque and a “Maakana” bird standing on top of the…

Things you can find diving in Komandoo House Reef.

27 Jan 2010

This little creature, an Ornate ghost pipefish was found recently in a concrete block, the moorage of one of the Dhonis in Komandoo. Sitting at only ten meters depth, along with some lion fish, is one of the rarest and prettiest critters to observe in…

Some more art on Komandoo

26 Jan 2010

We saw yesterday that beautiful sand castle built on Komandoo beach. Today someone else got inspired by this and did another one! Also very nice, close to the other, we hope the Lilliput inhabitants of the castles don’t try to invade each other like in…

Komandoo’s Art In The Sand

25 Jan 2010

Everybody who as been in the Maldives, knows how pleasant is to walk barefoot on the white sandy beaches of this unique place. Here in Komandoo some people are even more delighted by this and like to create some work of art with this fine…

Sand Turtle on Komandoo Beach

24 Jan 2010

Well, you know… Komandoo is also known as Turtle island.  In fact this is the logo of the island, a turtle. So here we are! We have a nice “sand” turtle done by one of the guests with a lot of sand and patience…  If…