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Descent in the World of silence

Prestige issue 124, September 2003
Fascinating pictures. To get them, we had to disturb the world of silence and make no less than twenty dives… by 60 meters deep! Strong running water, poor visibility, all must be taken into account. Wreck diving requires hard training , a very specific technique, and the use of several gas mixtures.

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Greetings from the Kingdom of the Sea

Prestige issue 125, October 2003
Sarah, very comfortable as a fish in water, does not hesitate to remove the oxygen mask to send fans of the “Dive” column aquatic kisses.

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Dolphins of the Red Sea

Prestige issue 132, May 2004
It’s off Marsa Alam, two hours from the shore, that these photos were taken. A wonderful little bay houses these “nice friends” of the man affectionately known as the “dolphin house.” Equipped with masks and snorkels-the bubbles produced by scuba equipment would spooked dolphins-we move slowly, cautiously,

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The Mighty Thistlegorm

Prestige issue 134, July 2004
We are a few hours of Sharm el Sheikh, the heart of the Red Sea. The Thistlegorm was discovered for the first time by Captain Jacques-Yves Cousteau who published a book about it without giving its exact location. It was only in the 90s that divers were found by pure chance on the deck of the Thistlegorm and brought back to our memory the

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Fish of the Red Sea

Prestige issue 137, October 2004
Surprising, this fascinating and wonderful underwater world that hosts wildlife of extraordinary richness.Let’s discover these species of shapes, colors and with different ways of life.

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The Coral of the Red Sea

Prestige August-Sept 2004, issue 135-136
A city in turmoil. Thousands of inhabitants are turning to their tasks, constantly going back and forth through the winding streets of the colony. At night, the city never sleeps. This is how a coral reef looks like. A true underwater metropolis! Its massive structures made of limestone deposited by living organisms, coral polyps

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The fearless Mantas

Prestige issue 167, June 2007
Sailing over the water on our boat under a blazing sun, scanning the horizon for more than an hour in search of rays, we suddenly spot a bench of these huge fish that arose and disappeared in the sea of the Maldives. We dive immediately despite poor visibility due to the excessive presence of plankton. Just lying on the ground, three meters deep, we are surprised by the first ray,

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The fascinating underwater world of the Maldives

Prestige issue 168, July 2007
Scattered in the vastness of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives, numbering 1200 islands, extend casually southwest of SriLanka, still hanging in the sun waiting for you. Our first encounter with this magical archipelago remains the unique feeling that invaded us. Breathtaking beauty and miles of white sand licked by waves

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Expedition in the world of silence…

Prestige issue 243, October 2013
Two years of preparation, 16 days of expedition and 7 hours and 40 minutes straight passed underwater by a single diver in one dive … A real expedition, a dangerous adventure that requires a high level of professionalism and advanced equipment. Where, when and how does it happen? Prestige takes you to Zimbabwe to discover the mystery of Chinhoyi,

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On the Heights of Nepal

Prestige issue 251, June 2014
It is through the timeless adventures of Tintin in Tibet that we all formerly knew Nepal. Located in Central Asia, landlocked in the Himalayas between China and India, the country continually draws lovers of mountains and trekking, since its opening to the outside world during the 50s. Multicultural country deeply

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