How The Wallace Line Shapes the Flora and Fauna of Sulawesi

Posted on 07 December 2021

How The Wallace Line Shapes the Flora and Fauna of Sulawesi

Around 150 years ago explorer and naturalist Alfred Russell Wallace spend years exploring the Indonesian archipelago. Sometimes called Wallacea, named after Wallace himself, includes the oddly shaped island of Sulawesi, which was then called Celebes. Modern day Sulawesi may be more modern than it was in Wallace’s day, but the incredible flora and fauna still tell an amazing tale of the history of the region. (more…)

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Why North Sulawesi is Perfect for a Couple’s Getaway

Posted on 11 November 2021

Why North Sulawesi is Perfect for a Couple’s Getaway

Are you and your significant other planning your next couple’s trip together? If you are scuba divers, there is no reason to look any further than a trip to North Sulawesi. This region of Indonesia has everything you could possibly need in a couple’s trip. From gorgeous scenery, time to be alone, culture, and of course some of the best diving in the world, you won’t be disappointed. Let’s run down some of the things you can experience (more…)

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Taking Your PADI Open Water Diver Course in North Sulawesi

Posted on 13 October 2021

Diving Gangga Island’s House Reef in North Sulawesi

When you make the decision to get your Open Water Diving certification you have thousands of choices of where to take the course. In Indonesia alone there are hundreds of amazing places you can get PADI certified. North Sulawesi, and in particular Gangga Island, is an excellent choice for many reasons. Let’s have a look at some of those reasons. (more…)

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The Magic of Symbiosis in North Sulawesi

Posted on 09 September 2021

The Magic of Symbiosis in North Sulawesi

If you are looking for an example of the magic of evolution, the symbiotic relationships of marine life in North Sulawesi is it. In this area there are innumerable marine creatures that help each other on a daily basis in a variety of ways. Many of the examples we will give in this article are spotted regularly on dives in the area around Gangga Island Resort and Spa. (more…)

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August 17th: Celebrating Indonesia’s Independence

Posted on 20 August 2021

Indonesia is a country with a very turbulent history of colonization and slavery. In fact, it might be hard to believe, but independence came only 76 years ago. It’s no wonder when it was finally announced on August 17th 1945 there was much to celebrate. Every year on this date, people in Indonesia enjoy a day of fun and paying respect to their country. Let’s delve a little deeper into Indonesia’s history and how Independence came about. (more…)

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