Hopping from one dive site to another with a colourful bunch welcoming in October on Cekli’s boat.
The long holiday weekend ended with a bang thanks to a mixed crew on board and newbie me on successful freedives with the pioneers.
With the plethora of tourist places in Southeast Asia, it is easy to overlook Brunei as a possible dive destination yet the dive scene among the locals and expats in Brunei alone is gaining considerable traction.
As a Bruneian citizen who also spent half her life growing up abroad, I believe that I can help balance out facts and preconceived notions by answering some questions that I usually get about Brunei and diving in this Sultanate. I will continue to do my best to acquaint readers with the country, first with its underwater gems and the dive community.
Be prepared to have your assumptions tested when you meet this femme fatale – Mina. She knows how to pose for the camera and kicks just as much ass with her impressive list of qualifications and marine conservation efforts.
An inside look at my local female freediving inspiration, Sur. Fancying herself as mysterious and elusive, Sur is significant member of the freediving community in Brunei.