Posts Tagged: "Sinai"

Travel inspiration: Red Sea Love

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Travel inspiration: Red Sea Love March 2, 2019 Be careful when you travel to the Red Sea. She will grab hold of every part of you. She will nestle into your veins, your cells and memory. She changes your life and she doesn’t let go as you try to leave....

Finding Nemo in Dahab Egypt, part 2

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Finding Nemo in Dahab Egypt, part 2 June 27, 2018 Scuba diving allows me to discover another, magical world. I was so lucky to meet dolphins, whales, sharks, octopuses and many more wonderful beings. It’s always a pleasure to find anemonefish. These busy little fish make me smile every time...

Dahab Days: a photo diary

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Dahab Days: a photo diary September 17, 2017 I hardly know where to begin when it comes to selecting a reasonable amount of photos to portray my time in Dahab in Egypt. Every time my stay in the South Sinai flows by so quickly that I lose every feeling of...

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Three Pools

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Three Pools August 15, 2017 When you are diving one or two days in Dahab South, you really should give the site Three Pools a try. This dive site is located south from Moray Garden and it’s possible to combine both sites in a drift...

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Moray Garden

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Moray Garden August 11, 2017 Moray Garden is the main and the best known dive site in Dahabs Southern Oasis. It’s situated between two other amazing dive sites named Three Pools and Golden Blocks. Moray Garden is a nice location to use as a base...

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Golden Blocks

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Golden Blocks August 8, 2017 Golden Blocks is the most northern of the dive sites in Dahab South. It’s a short car ride from South’s most populair dive site Moray Garden, where you can sit and relax between your dives in one of many seaside...

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Ricks Reef

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Ricks Reef August 4, 2017 Ricks Reef is one of Dahabs northern dive sites. It’s located about 300 meters north of the Canyon and lies in between the famous Canyon and the infamous Blue Hole. Ricks Reef offers an easy shallow dive, suitable for most...

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Canyon

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Canyon August 1, 2017 The Blue Hole might be Dahabs most infamous dive site, the Canyon is the most popular. And for a good reason. The Canyon is a big crack in a stunning coral garden and not matter what, this site offers a spectacular...

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Bannerfish Bay

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Bannerfish Bay July 27, 2017 Bannerfish Bay is located in Dahab Egypt, just right of the Lighthouse dive site. This dive site is named after the schools of Bannerfish cruising the bay. Diving here, you will use the same entry point as for the Lighthouse,...

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Lighthouse

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Lighthouse July 25, 2017 Lighthouse is the central dive site in Dahab, Egypt, and it’s named after the nearby lighthouse. Situated in Ghazala Bay, where also many dive centres are located, it’s the busiest dive site in town. It’s a populair site because of its...

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Caves

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Caves July 21, 2017 The caves is a popular dive site in Dahab South. It’s the most southern shore dive site accesible by car from Dahab. Caves is a slightly misleading name for this site. The caves are not really caves, but a large overhang....

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Um Sidd

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Um Sidd July 18, 2017 Since my last trip to Dahab the site Um Sidd is a quick riser on my list of favorite Red Sea dive sites. In one week I returned to this site three times and Um Sidd is still calling me....

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Islands

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Islands July 14, 2017 The Islands dive site lies in El Qura Bay just outside the town of Dahab. This is one of my favorite sites for photography due to the impressive landscape. The name Islands comes from three under water islands that are connected by...

Dives site in Dahab Egypt: Abu Helal

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Ras Abu Helal July 12, 2017 Abu Helal is not Dahabs most popular or famous dive site, but when the conditions are right, it is a beautiful dive. This dive site is also called ‘Little Canyon’ and lies south of Abu Talha, about 15 minutes...

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Abu Talha

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Abu Talha July 7, 2017 The dive site Abu Talha is Dahabs little secret. From most divecenters it takes a jeep ride from approximately 15 minutes to get at this dive site. For me it’s a special site: I saw my very first sea snake...

Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Mashraba

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Dive sites in Dahab Egypt: Mashraba June 30, 2017 Mashraba is Dahabs famous bridge, but it’s also an amazing dive site. It’s a site I love: I saw my very first seahorse here and till now I met a turtle every Mashraba dive. This dive site covers the south side...

Under water adventures: diving with octopuses

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Under water adventures: diving with octopuses June 23, 2017 Scuba diving allows me to experience the marvels of the ocean’s depths. For me octopuses are one of the ocean’s most fascinating creatures. Ofcourse they are famous for having eight arms, but did you know the octopus has three hearts and...

Finding Nemo in Dahab Egypt, part 1

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Finding Nemo in Dahab Egypt, part 1 June 5, 2017 One week in Dahab Egypt: six days diving, 18 dives, 16 different dive sites, countless Nemo’s. In a previous blog I wrote about my encounters with anemone fish in the Red Sea in Egypt. This week diving in Dahab exceeded...

Diving in the Red Sea: Dahab South in Egypt

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Diving in the Red Sea: Dahab South in Egypt July 28, 2016 Dahab South is a twenty minute car drive from the village Dahab in the South Sinai in Egypt. ‘South’-as the Dahabians called it- is a nice place to sit, relax and enjoy the stunning Red Sea view. You’ll...