Erik and me

Diving in the Andaman Sea

Among Wolfgang's albums

Some butterfly fish go in pose

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Nice fish and their behaving is that the don't move fast away when I am going to capture them.

Butterfly fish

Hans the dive doctor

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Hans form Nuremberg has more than 1,000 dives and is educated being a dive doctor a special field of study.

Boarding the boat after having a good dive

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One of the most common accidents during diving is that the diver squashes his fingers during climbing on the boarding ladder.

The home for captain Nemo

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Missing the clown fish, they are so fast.

Ko Lipe near Ko Tarutao

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The name "Ko Lipe" means paper Island in the local Chao Ley (or Urak Lawoi or Sea Gypsy) language.

Ko Lipe Pattaya Beach

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Ko Lipe (sometimes referred to as Ko Leepeeh or Ko Leepay) is a small island in the Southern Thai province of Satun, and is situated in the Andaman Sea. The island is part of the Tarutao National Marine Park, a large group of over 70 islands. Ko Lipe is part of a smaller cluster of 10 island, about 70 kilometres off shore. Pattaya Beach shouldn't be mixed up with the tourist gathering place Pattaya 160 km east of Bangkok in the Gulf of Siam.

Sunset at Ko Lipe Island Pattaya Beach

Simple bar in Rastafari look

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Some bars and resort huts look like housings of reggae people on Jamaican islands. The sound of Reggae music everywhere is covering the islands atmosphere.

Simple strand locals at the beach on Ko Lipe

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On Pattaya beach a few places draw in the crowds every night with a barbecue on the beach. Popular with many visitors, but it does seem a bit inconsiderate to eat big plates of seafood in the middle of a national marine park (and yes, some of the fish for sale is caught illegally in the park).

At the Pattaya Beach on Ko Lipe

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Pattaya Beach, the most popular beach on the island has wide variety of places to feel a relaxing atmosphere. Have a look at this beautiful island.

Cottages to hire on the island

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Some simple but idyllic huts are to hire for reasonable prices close to the Pattaya Beach. An ideal place to spend holidays with small kids.

Sita Resort on Ko Lipe

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The beautiful compound of the Sita Resort on Ko Lipe has to pay a high price. The cost to rent a room or hut for a night has costs the exorbitant amount of 6,000 Baht = 125 € (low season walk in price and stark raving mad for this island).

Our diving group enjoy the entertainment of the is…

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From left to the right: Ritta, Bernd, Alex Erik and his father Hans. Myself I'm not on the picture I' shooting it.

Lime-blue anemones

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The more deeply you go the more colors go lost. The color blue still it has in the depth of 35 Meters.


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Nudbranches are very common in this waters, some are amazing colorfull.

Scorpaenidae a Largescaled scorpionfish

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Its camouflage is perfect, it needs a trained eye to realize it.

Gorgonian also called sea whip or sea fan

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