Water is the life force of Earth. Nobody needs to be reminded of the universality of our liquid manna. From plants to animals to humans, we rely on it to such an extent and for most of us; it is provided with such ease that it is basically the most taken for granted thing in our daily lives with the possible exception of the radiant sun. Continue reading

SCUBA in Thailand

The videos prepare you for the worst, the instructor prepares you for the dive, the panic prepares your concentration, the excitement prepares your anticipation, and yet nothing can truly prepare you for the quiet, pulsing energy of breathing underwater. The barnacle crusted line leads downward toward the dark, sandy bottom. Equalizing the pressure against your ears as you swim, the calmness begins to envelop your body. Continue reading