Raja Ampat - 2016

Raja Ampat - Indonesia 2016
The fascinating marine life of Raja Ampat
This is part 6 of the Full Circle
Around the World Tour
Sunset-11  Watching sunset at Sawinggarai Village - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Raja Ampat-1  After 30 hours travelling just between Phuket and this place, finally I arrived.  Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 House Reef-1  Very rare blue coral found at the house reef of Sawinggarai. Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 House Reef-2  Snorkeling at the shallow waters of the house reef of Sawinggarai Village. Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Nudibranch-1  Nudibranch Homestay - my accommodation during my visit. Sawinggarai - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Nudibranch-3  In the background Nudibranch Homestay. Sawinggarai - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Nudibranch-7  Waterfront homestay of Nudibranch. Sawinggarai - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Sunset-1  Watching sunset - Sawinggarai Village - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Sunset-4  Enjoying sunset from the village' jetty. Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Sunset-5  I like to capture sunsets. Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Sunset-9  Watching sunset together with this cute little girl from Sawinggarai. Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Sunset-19  As I like to photographing sunsets, this location offers some of the best I ever seen on the planet. Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Sunset-24  Perfect sunset behind another islands at Raja Ampat, a liveaboard vessel in the background makes it perfect.  Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Sunset-29  The jetty, the daily playground for the kids.  Sawinggarai - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Village-1  Walking between Nudibranch homestay and the village of Sawinggarai takes just 5 minutes. Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Village-9  The lovely kids of Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Village-11bis  Frolicking at the beach - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Village-13  Local resident - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Village-16  The kids love to have their picture taken. Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Village-17  Typical home at Raja Ampat, usually built on stilts above the waterfront. Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Village-19  Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Village-20  The jetty - Sawinggarai - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 KusKus-4  I forgot the name of this Kus Kus, one of the 3 local residents at Nudibranch Homestay. A nightly visitor during dinner time.  Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Village-21  Local girl - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Village-22  Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Village-25  With Sam and Penny, two girls who happened to be staying together with their parents at the Nudibranch as well. Also pictured Ranny (right of me), my personal guide and caretaker. Thank you Ranny ! Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Village-28  Always in for a smile, the local kids at Sawinggarai. Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Village-29  Mambebefor Homestay jetty - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Arborek-1  During a day out from Sawinggarai, I met this mother with her 3 lovely daughters. We did get along pretty well.  Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Arborek-6  Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Arborek-7  Very tidy and clean island of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Arborek-9  Captured with my GoPro Hero 4 - Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Arborek-13  Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Arborek-14  Snorkeling at Arborek was simply breathtaking - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Arborek-15  Each stilt is full of different coloured coral and small creatures. Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Arborek-17  Ranny snorkeling the warm waters of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016.
Arborek-18  Ranny, the sweet lady who took care of me always during my stay. Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-1  I think this is a dragon fish - correct me if I'm wrong - Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-2  Walking shark - Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-3  Soft coral at Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Snorkel-4  Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-5  Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-6  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-7  A colourful Nudibranch he underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Snorkel-8bis  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-9  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-10  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-11  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Snorkel-12  Each supporting stilt contains lots of different creatures, coral and plants. A magical place to snorkel - The underwater world of Arborek. Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-13  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-15  I'm not sure if these are Damselfishes but they are beautiful anyway. The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-16  Very colourful soft clam - The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Snorkel-17  Soft coral - The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-18  Clown fish hiding in the soft coral of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-21  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-23  The coral gardens at Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Snorkel-24  I'm sorry but me and name of fishes is not a good combination. The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-26  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-27  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-30  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Snorkel-34  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-35  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Snorkel-38  The underwater world of Arborek - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Pianemo-2  Actually this family consist of more then 20 people. They had been traveling since over a month at sea by a small wooden boat. They were on their way to visit their family for Christmas, who lives in another part of Indonesia. Here at Pianemo, they had a stop. Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Pianemo-5  The turqoise waters of Pianemo - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Pianemo-7  GoPro panorama of Pianemo - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Pianemo-9  Enjoying a fresh coconut - Pianemo - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Pianemo-14  Pianemo viewpoint - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016
Pianemo-16  Pianemo - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Pianemo-18  The star-shaped lagoon of Pianemo - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Beach-1  You can have the most pristine and secluded beach all for yourself at Raja Ampat. Indonesia - january 2016 Dive Lodge-1  Enjoying the region at Raja Ampat Dive Lodge - a luxurious retreat at Raja Ampat. Indonesia - january 2016
Dive Lodge-2  Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Raja Ampat-4  Cruising the Pacific Ocean around Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016 Sorong-1  Enjoying sea food dinner at the night market of Sorong, the gateway city to explore Raja Ampat. Indonesia - january 2016 Sorong-2  Sorong - Raja Ampat - Indonesia - january 2016