PLUNGING INTO THE DEPTHS Story by Candace Wu. Photography by Peter McCully, Shirley White and Jay Holbrook There’s something enchanting about the ebb and flow of the ocean.  Perhaps it’s the vastness of it all; the idea that we are connected in one way or another to the outer edge of the earth.  On a calm evening, the waters lining Parksville Qualicum Beach look as delicate as glass. But what lies beneath that seemingly perfect surface is one of the greatest mysteries of all time: a world relatively untouched by humanity; free from wrath, greed, gluttony, Facebook.  It’s been a…