Author and photojournalist Tim Rock pioneered diving and snorkeling guides for the islands of Micronesia and Indonesia. He recently published the first comprehensive guide to diving in Japan after traveling to numerous islands dive locations with Outdoor Japan. His books have helped open up islands worldwide to divers and have served to spread their fame throughout the diving community. As a frequent visitor to Japan over several decades, Tim is also a frequent contributor to Outdoor Japan and Traveler magazine, Lonely Planet, Far East Travel Plan, Marine Diving and countless other publications.
There was a time, several decades ago, when the humpback whales stopped coming to Okinawa. Today, hundreds return each winter, an...