I did the first dives of 2020 from my favourite beach. Kata Beach, Phuket, Thailand, where our home away from home is. I haven’t been here for two years, and can’t wait to indulge in long, shallow photo dives directly from the beach.

The logistics will be easier this time. We got a sidecar. So we’re gonna be sidecar diving. Being used to two wheels it definitely feels weird to drive this thing, but it serves the purpose.

It’s a privilege living near a dive site like this. Kata Beach offers reefs, artificial reefs, seagrass areas, and sandy bottom. There are schools of fish, blue-spotted stingrays, moray eels and an abundance of macro life.

Two minutes to the beach. Two minutes to pick up full tanks. For two months. Love it.