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Posts Tagged ‘ Marine ’

Manta Resorts Underwater Hotel Room


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Situated off the eastern coast of Africa by Pemba Island, a private floating island at the Manta Resort provides guests with an all-inclusive hotel room submerged four meters below the surface of the ocean. Designed by swedish company Genberg Underwater Hotels, each of the three levels that make up the buoyant building has its own unique view: A rooftop terrace for sun bathing in the day and star gazing at night, a landing deck at sea level equipped with a lounge and restroom, and an underwater hotel room below surrounded by panes of glass for a 360 degree marine panorama. Throughout the day, guests of the resort can remain encapsulated in the submerged hotel room, floating amongst the turquoise blue water swimming with tropical life and coral reef. By night, sleep beside the fish – the bottom platform is illuminated with underwater spotlights beneath each window, attracting a variety rare marine creatures.

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The Underwater World Of Susanna Majuri.


Finnish photographer Susanna Majuri takes us on an amazing underwater journey, to a place where few people have ever been.  There is so much depth and art direction behind Majuri’s work. She captures short narrative scenes as though they are film stills of a story yet to be told. Her main characters, young women mostly, their faces hidden, give a distinct impression of being lost, almost like an underwater version of Alice in Wonderland.  “My challenge is to see reality in a non-traditional light,” says Majuri. “When I am shooting pictures, I have a premonition that something strange is about to happen. To me the most important quality of photography is the capability to convey emotions. My heart beats wildly when I can feel the presence of surprises.”

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