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Valeri snorkeling Crenshaw-style  
   

Valeri snorkeling Crenshaw-style

We saw over 30 different fish just standing and strolling in the Red Sea. The water was crystal clear. We were most excited when we were up-close and personal with a spotted blue ray and when we saw tuna leaping out of the water. We saw puffer fish, crocodile fish, banner fish, and others that I just named myself.
More Random Thoughts from the Middle East

August 5th 2009
Politics and religion effect everything: We quickly realized the "correct" names or borders depend on your politics in this part of the world. If we called the bordering country "Israel" we were unapologetically corrected with "Palestine." We purchased a few maps while we were traveling and noticed the political slant or ethnicity of the map maker determined the names of countries (particularly Is ... read more
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