Wednesday August 12, 2020

Not deep, but very profound

Snorkelling in Lough Hyne offers a chance to observe some beautiful examples of marine life, writes Jasper Winn.

3rd August, 2013
Snorkelling in Lough Hyne. Photo: Jasper Winn

When it comes to activities, there's often a conflict between having more and more high-tech kit, and stripping stuff back to as little possible. So, a bike with multiple gears, bottle cages, lights and aerodynamic handle bars? Or the urban hipster's choice of nothing but frame, saddle, sawn-down bars and a single fixed-gear? Some swimmers take the shark-skin wetsuit, finned mitts, nose clip and in-ear MP3 player approach, and others go skinny dipping.

Heading underwater...

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