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The Pioneer of Diving in Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia | 4K VIDEO

Discussion in 'Indonesia' started by Laval, Sep 20, 2020.

  1. Laval

    Laval Nassau Grouper

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    I am happy to share my latest video - a fascinating story of Max Ammer, the pioneer of scuba diving in Raja Ampat, West Papua in Indonesia. The Raja Ampat is called, by many, the Last Paradise on Earth.

    Listen to the story of collecting World War II relics, training local people and working with them to build the resort, and conservation efforts of Max and his partners. Fly over the most beautiful place on Earth and dive the richest reefs on the Planet.

    ENJOY.

     
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  2. Dan

    Dan ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Fantastic documentary video!

    I love diving in Raja Ampat. My 10th time would be this December, if the International travel is open again, especially for people from USA.
     
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  3. Bora_Horza

    Bora_Horza Barracuda

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    SeaWarden Nassau Grouper

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    This guy is a legend in Papua. You should ask him about his first resort that burnt down. He literally created Raja Ampat diving!
     
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  5. Laval

    Laval Nassau Grouper

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    Good luck with your trip in December! I hope to go to RA in 2021.
     
  6. Laval

    Laval Nassau Grouper

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    Thank you for watching and your comments.
     
  7. Laval

    Laval Nassau Grouper

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    Max did not tell me about the first resort. It is an interesting fact. I will ask him next time. Thank you for sharing links to two resorts.
     
  8. Joseph Shin

    Joseph Shin Angel Fish

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    ohhh.. Nice Video!!! I'm booked for Sorido Bay in March. My 1st Trip to RA and my Honeymoon. Hopefully we can travel then!!!
     
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  9. Laval

    Laval Nassau Grouper

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    Thank you for watching my video and your comments, Joseph. You chose absolutely the best place in the World for your Honeymoon!
    I hope that the World will get opened for travel by March.

    First time we stayed at bungalow Sentani 2, and the second time in Sentani 3. Both are in perfect location, but Sentani 2 has a little bit more trees in front. You could watch my video-screensaver with views from Sentani 2 and the restaurant:
     
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  10. billt4sf

    billt4sf Loggerhead Turtle

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    Max spends a lot of time in Sorido Bay Resort as far as I know. We met him a few times there. He is a devout 7th-Day Adventist which is why they don't dive (or do anything) at Sorido Bay on Saturdays.

    - Bill
     
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