scuba diving

Yonaguni Monument, Underwater Ruins in Japan

When someone mentions a pyramid, first thing we think about is a manmade triangle shaped structure with a historical significance. How about a little more challenging destination? Discover Japanese depths and underwater ruins while scuba diving! The Yonaguni Monument is a massive underwater rock formation off the coast of Yonaguni, the southernmost of the Ryukyu Islands, in Japan. There is a debate about whether the site is completely natural, is it a natural site that has been modified, or is it a manmade artifact.

This destination was discovered 1995. by a sport diver. There were whispers of the lost culture of Mu, preserved in legend as the Motherland of Civilization, which perished in the sea long before the beginning of recorded time. But Okinawa’s drowned enigma was hermetically locked within too thick an encrustation. The structure looked anciently manmade. Nature, however, sometimes made her own forms appear artificial. Popular and scientific debate concerning its origins argued back and forth. Then, in late summer of the following year, another diver in Okinawa waters was shocked to see a massive arch or gateway of huge stone blocks beautifully fitted together in the manner of prehistoric masonry found among the Inca cities on the other side of the Pacific Ocean, in the Andes Mountains of South America.

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Scuba Diving

Explore the water planet and enjoy the beauty of the world ocean, get a scuba set and a guide to learn the basics of diving. Before you head to the ocean, have a lesson in a pool - how to breathe etc. because it is important to keep your safety on the best possible level. As children most of us liked to dive, to compete in breath-holding, to hunt sea urchins or some fishes, so go back to your childhood happiness and have fun exploring the underwater nature.

SCUBA is an acronym for self contained underwater breathing apparatus. It is a form of underwater diving in which a diver uses a scuba set to breathe underwater. Depending on the purpose of the dive, a diver usually moves underwater by swim fins attached to the feet, but external propulsion can come from an underwater vehicle, or a sled pulled from the surface. Be careful, but not that much to ruin the excitement. Have in mind that if you choose to try scuba diving you will be spending your summer mostly in water because this is a disease which will infect you after your first expedition.

Standard equipment includes a diving mask or full face diving mask and snorkel, swimfins or scuba fins, dry suit, wetsuit or regular swimsuit (depending on the water temperature, buoyancy compensator or buoyancy control device (BCD), diving weighting system or weight belt, diving cylinder or scuba tank, diving regulator, contents gauge or submersible pressure gauge (SPG), dive computer or depth gauge and timer and surface marker buoy or other surface detection aid.

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