Atmosphere dive vessel Victoria, moored up by Apo islandDive travel

All she needs is love…

I am sure you have been on a boat at one time or another. Unless you have been to the Philippines before, I would expect that you have never had the joy and experience of travelling on a Philippine Banka (or Bangka) boat. Their main difference from the conventional norm is that they are double-outrigger crafts, consisting of a narrow main hull with two attached outriggers. Outriggers look like skis…
Adam Detre
4th May 2015
Victoria AFTER dry dockScuba Diving

Victoria’s new sensational look for high season 2013

When we – the Atmosphere management with me, Adam, as the new dive center manager – sent our beautiful dive vessel Victoria to her yearly dry dock, we decided on some drastic changes… If you have been to the Philippines, then you will no doubt have encountered their traditional style of boat – the banka. This might conjure up images of wealth and prosperity but in this case, it is…
Adam Detre
12th August 2013