La Casa de DTL – 2016

Sunday, 25 September 2016 DTL ARTIFICIAL REEF PROJECT NO 2 “LA CASA” Well for those of you who are resident in Dili you may have noticed the recent occurrence at DTL’s original artificial reef “RODA REEF”. I am of course referring to...

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Night Dives in East Timor

Night Dives in East Timor

Night Dives in East Timor. When the sun starts to set down, below the surface start a frenzy, some rush to get a safe hidden place to spend the night without get eaten by random night hunters and others stretch their fins ready for the active...

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Roda Reef

Roda Reef

For a few months, all the staff from Dive Timor Lorosae have been working hard on building an Artificial Reef at Tasi Tolu. A what??… Wikipedia describes it as “An Artificial Reef is a human-made underwater structure, typically built...

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Shark of the Month – Lemon Shark

Shark of the Month – Lemon Shark

The latest Shark of the Month blog from Shark Guardian Found in sub tropical and tropical waters in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, the lemon shark can grow to approximately 3 metres in length and weigh approximately 90 kilograms. It is from the...

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Shark of the Month – Thresher Shark

Shark of the Month – Thresher Shark

The latest Shark of the Month blog from Shark Guardian There are 3 species of thresher shark and all tend to be solitary creatures. Although they do not appear to be a threat to humans there have been reports of divers being hit by their tail!...

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Underwater photography using white balance

Underwater photography using white balance

If you are new to underwater photography, you may find that using natural light, your pictures are coming out with a blue/green hue to them and the true colours are being lost. That’s a problem easy to fix by learning how to manually set...

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Amazing Seahorses

Amazing Seahorses

Seahorses have a horse-like head, a monkey-like tail, a kangaroo-like pouch, and chameleon-like eyes !!! But even if they look very different, they are FISH!!! But this kind of fish that doesn’t really swim very well… one species, the...

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Sea Snakes – To Fear or Not To Fear…

Sea Snakes – To Fear or Not To Fear…

Lately, after a number of sightings of sea snakes, we had the debate about how dangerous these graceful creatures really are and here is what we found. Sea snakes are highly venomous. They paralyse their prey by biting them and injecting venom...

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The History of Scuba Diving

The History of Scuba Diving

The History of Scuba diving goes back through the centuries! People have been diving underwater throughout the ages, probably for as long as people have been swimming… It may not have been Scuba but it is the beginnings of the quest...

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