Because it doesn’t require much experience and skill, snorkeling is fast becoming the leisure activity for sea vacationers. Snorkeling is going swimming underwater while wearing a mask and a special kind of tube called a snorkel. Compared to scuba diving, it can be done anytime, anywhere by almost anybody. As long as you can swim, you have a mask and a snorkel, and you have access to any kind of body of water, you can snorkel and watch fish and other sea creatures living under the ocean.
In a tropical country with over 7, 107 islands such as the Philippines, snorkeling is a favorite pastime of many tourists, whether local or foreign. What makes it appealing to many vacationers is the ability it offers to observe aquatic life for an extended period of time without having to carry a heavy air tank behind. Suddenly, you don’t have to be a diver to be able to see and experience first-hand how it’s like to swim alongside a variety of fishes and see wonderful corals only often seen in pictures. [Read more…]