It took a long time to get to Kaimana, in the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya. We stayed overnight at the Hotel Grand Papua. Hanging out in the “resto” in the hot afternoon and snacking on pisang goreng may not have been the best idea, as the next day I was feeling sick with heat exhaustion, and it took me a couple of days to get better again, after we were already on the Seven Seas. The diving was varied, and did not require much heavy lifting as the tender crews took care of all that. I managed to do 36 dives in 14 days, bringing my new Olympus camera and housing with me almost every time. The photo collections are: