Scuba Diving with Sharks and Shipwrecks in the Red Sea - Egypt


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Africa » Egypt » Red Sea
February 6th 2008
Published: February 6th 2008EDIT THIS ENTRY

I love my wife. She was happy for me to escape the Scottish winter and meet up with Jeremy for a last minute deal on a liveaboard trip in the southern Red Sea. Islands in the middle of nowhere, big drop-offs, coral-encrusted walls, drift diving, sharks, and two deepish wrecks - bring it on. Jeremy had just come off an offshore job in Qatar and after a transportation nightmare managed to find hi... Read Full Entry



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Thresher sharkThresher shark
Thresher shark

In this photo you can see how a Thresher's tail moves
Our dining room fellaOur dining room fella
Our dining room fella

He even pulled my chair out for me once - Christ!
Greasy Grouper!Greasy Grouper!
Greasy Grouper!

Now that is a cool name for a fish.
Those lips are a Chinese delicacy, so this species is becoming increasingly rareThose lips are a Chinese delicacy, so this species is becoming increasingly rare
Those lips are a Chinese delicacy, so this species is becoming increasingly rare

Its sad that the Chinese are committed to the belief that an inverse relationship exists between the conservation status of a species and its aphrodisiac properties. Maybe if we convince them that the possum and stoat are on the brink of extinction we could save DOC a fortune in pest control. Possum scrotum anyone?



7th December 2011
Camel truck

Gotta love Camels
I love this photo! I may have already commented too, if so, I double love this photo!

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