About the Author
Chris Mitchell is a British travel writer based in Bangkok, Thailand. He is a Field Editor for Scuba Diver AustralAsia magazine the official PADI magazine for Australia with a circulation of 80,000 as well as a regular contributor to Asian Diver, EZ Dive and Sport Diver USA magazines. He has been diving for 10 years and has lived in Thailand for the last five, thanks to his passion for exploring Thailand's oceans. Jez Tryner is a British photographer who has been based in Asia for the last 15 years and has spent the last five years working on Mermaid one of Thailand's most prestigious live-aboard boats as the resident underwater photographer and videographer. He has illustrated numerous scuba-diving articles with his pictures (including many with Chris) as well as having front covers for National Geographic Traveler, Asian Diver and others.