My Mola travels the world in search of unique cultural experiences, the best scuba diving, and the most fascinating fun facts. We are passionate about protecting the environment. We strive to tell the tales of our world, and to share ways in which we can become better stewards of the fascinating planet that we call home.
We paid a visit to the laid-back town of Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique, where we enjoyed a week of relaxation, scuba diving, delicious meals and inviting culture. This lovely seaside town has excellent marine biodiversity along its shores and remains an affordable destination for divers and other travelers.
Luxor Temple was the place where pharaohs held their coronation ceremonies during the New Kingdom of Ancient Egypt. Visiting the temple complex, located right in the center of the city of Luxor, is like walking back in time.
An overview on how to get from Maputo to Tofo Beach by car, bus and chapa.
Scuba Diving in Tofo Beach, Mozambique during humpback whale season was one of our greatest experiences. These amazing whales can be spotted frequently, even from the beach. Add to this some dolphins, a whale shark, and a whole slew of sea life living next to one of the most charming towns in Mozambique and you will understand why so many visit here.
Whether it be wrecks, hammerheads, or stunning reefs, there is a lot to see when diving the world class waters of the Red Sea, so much so, that it is difficult to know where to go first. From north to south you can almost always expect good to excellent visibility, with water temperatures of 21-28 ˚C (70-84 ˚F).
On the 24th of September 1944, the U.S. Navy launched an aerial assault on a Japanese warships in the shallow waters of the Bay of Coron. Seventy-five years later, the shipwrecks left in the wake of the attack are still intact, ready to be explored by recreational divers.
Anilao is a hot spot for muck diving in the Philippines located just a few hours south of Manila, but many divers come here for the reef diving as well. Scuba divers from near and far travel here year-round with their cameras looking for the small and the strange. Flamboyant cuttlefish, blue ringed octopus, mimic octopus, tiger shrimp and ambon scorpionfish thrive in these waters.
Apo Island is known for its large schools of jackfish, turtle sightings and stretches of thriving reefs. At the other end of the spectrum, nearby Dauin and Zamboanguita are ideal for muck divers looking for rare and unusual creatures. Making this an ideal spot for any diver, especially those who want it all.
We teamed up with Two Fish Divers for another scuba diving adventure in Indonesia. This time we traveled to beautiful Lembeh Island in Sulawesi to do some muck diving. Read on to learn more about the bizarre creatures and macro life we were able to find during our time there.
Despite all the stories you may have heard in the media lately, Komodo Island is only tentatively scheduled to be closed for one year and all dive sites in the area are to remain accessible. Komodo Dragons can also be seen on Rinca Island in Komodo National Park, which has long been a preferred area for spotting these fascinating reptiles. If you are considering a holiday here there is no reason to be deterred.
Diving in beautiful Lombok, Indonesia is gaining in popularity as more and more travelers are making their way here. This is a great time to check it out, and here is a guide to the major dive sites.