Maldives 2004: Photos 11

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Manta photos - diving page 5.  All these taken at Himandhoo Kandu.

Curiosity drew the mantas closer and closer...

Curiosity drew the mantas closer and closer...  (50k)

Three mantas circled round and round, getting closer and closer each time...

Three mantas circled round and round, getting closer and closer each time...  (65k)

A fantastic encounter...

A fantastic encounter....  (49k)

Boris hangs on to the reef to watch the mantas cruising past.

Boris hangs on to the reef to watch the mantas cruising past.  (55k)

The mantas gradually came nearer, until they were within a couple of meters of us, before we started to run out of bottom time and had to break off.

The mantas gradually came nearer, until they were within a couple of meters of us, before we started to run out 
	 of bottom time and had to break off. (59k)

 

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