For many thousands of years freediving or diving under the water in a mask served a good service to humanity. It allowed to hunt and procure sea creatures at the bottom, it gave precious pearls. And later it turned into a sport. But most of the modern freedivers do not strive for record depths or delicacy for dinner. They are drawn under the water by the universe and the blooming flowers of space. But let’s start from the beginning.
…All other islands belong to monkeys and hermit crabs. Macaques appear with the sound of the fruit packs opening. They sit quietly on the very edge of the beach where the sand meets the forest and wait.
Today dear friends we will go to the Thai island named Koh Lipe and the surrounding it archipelago. Lost in the warm waters of the Andaman Sea at a distance of three hours by boat to the nearest big land the island is packed with hotels, cafes and massage salons on every hundred meters.
After a few days on the island when an acute shortage of greenery and forests in particular starts to appear you realize that Malta in fact is a huge exposed cobblestone in the sea.
Twin sister of Valletta Sliema proved to be more democratic and did not deprived the sea at least a couple of meters of the shoreline rocks. Clean well-groomed promenade fence seeming to be sheltering for safety appeared to be fencing from another planet.