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Destination Sipadan, Malaysia Post 3

Posted by Lloyd on September 13, 2011
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Apart from being friendly, the turtles seem to give off a majestic air. It is an incredible experience to find yourself swimming quietly around these large, magnificent creatures as if one of them. Their eyes are small, yet warm, soft and incredibly wise. Throughout the year, it is not uncommon to occasionally find turtles mating underwater. During the months of August, September and October, several turtles can be found on the beach at night laying their eggs in the soft sand. Although this is a year-round occurrence, the above three months represent peak-season. Continue reading…

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Destination Sipadan, Malaysia Post 2

Posted by Lloyd on September 05, 2011
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The entrance to the Turtle Cave is a large opening that lies at a depth of sixty-five feet, leading into an extensive cave system. This cave system has been mapped out by Ron Holland, one of the owners of Borneo Divers who has found the remains of over thirty turtles inside. When Jacques Cousteau once visited the island, he speculated that this cave could be where the turtles went to die. However, others believe that the turtles simply get lost inside the maze and drown. Continue reading…

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Destination Sipadan, Malaysia Post 1

Posted by Lloyd on August 26, 2011
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Sipadan is a primitive, small island located just off the coast of the Malaysian state of Sabah, which is becoming increasingly well-known amongst recreational divers. It has a huge population of turtles, vividly colorful teeming reefs and abundant variations of marine life. Continue reading…

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