Apneista Blog

Sebastian Murat’s world record attempt.

With so much energy and time going into getting the space finished I just got round to looking at the website for Sebastian Murat's world record attempt.The publicity around it is all a bit hyper for such a cool and down to earth guy, we wish him the best of luck with...

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getting closer…

Weather has picked up very nicely the last few days. The peak of Agung has been clear, the sun shining and the water warm and clear. The last few days have seen some very pleasant free-diving. All hail the return of sunny days... Onsite, things here have been plodding...

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Melasti, in preparation for silence.

In the modern world silence is a luxury, more precious than gold. More than that, it is an experience that for many people is so alien that they even seem to fear it, filling every moment with chatter, TV, facebook and any one of the million media we now have to fill...

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Free-diving is for everyone…

Or at least almost everyone... If you watch TV and follow forums on the sport it's easy to believe that you have to be young, ultra-fit and preferably beautiful to free-dive, that it's a past-time of aquatic supermen, and smoking hot babes in Mono-fins. The media...

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Oceanic Yoga and the breath @ Villa Boreh

An exploration of the mind and body through the healing medium of water, using yoga, meditation and the techniques of elite free-divers. This special retreat is for people with an interest in the transformative power of Yoga and the healing energy of water. For both...

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Silent Day in Bali

Traffic was stopped today at crossroads all over Bali for picturesque scenes of demon appeasement, as Balinese gathered in their ceremonial dress laden with offerings for the restless forces of nature. Wholes villages sat on the ground in their finest clothes while...

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Free-diving in primordial soup, Bali.

There are days on the deep line when the waters of Bali are so full of translucent life that the ocean seems like evolutionary stew.  So many different jellyfish and combjellies, wriggling, pulsating and spiralling elementary forms of life. If you look closely the...

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