The island nation of Maldives is found in the Indian Ocean, southwest of India and Sri Lanka in the Laccadive Sea or Lakshadweep Sea. Comprised of more than a thousand islands grouped in 26 atolls, it enjoys a tropical climate with hot and humid days and temperatures around 24-33°C/75-91°F year-round. The southwest Monsoon brings significant rain to the area from April to October, particularly June to August. Don't let the rain deter you from visiting though, as what you can suspect from the coconut palm and the yellow-fin tuna, symbols of this island nation, the Maldives is a paradise on earth synonym to memorable experiences!
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Scuba Diving in Straits of Mackinack Wreck, Chicago, Illinois USA
Chicago is a very big city with many leisure opportunities. If you are a water sport enthusiast, you can enjoy one of the most thrilling sports, scuba diving in the inland sea of Lake Michigan.
Although the bio life of the area is poor, the main thing to see undersea is the wreck of a transport ship, Straits of Mackinack that was sunk on purpose in 2003. The only way to reach the area is by boat, in a good time of less than 30 minutes and it is not very hard to find.
The ferry that was manufactured in 1928 was made out of steel and is now under the surface of Lake Michigan, sitting quietly at a depth of 12.2 to 25.9 m/40 to 84 ft and remaining in excellent condition. The shipwreck lies in the seabed in upright position.
Straits of Mackinack is at a place with no currents and the area has good visibility. If you are inexperienced, this is not the right place for you, as the level of experience is CMAS */ OW. If you like wreck diving, this is one of the best places in Chicago to practice your favorite sport.
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