Red Sea, Egypt

Sinai Peninsula

 

Whilst travel during a political crisis is not encouraged, it just kind of worked out like that. But if you want to dive Egypt, it was fine, you could nearly go as far as saying ideal. Clearly not for the Egyptian people, but we had a great time without the crowds. Great service, great weather, great diving, great company. That’s all you need really 🙂

Where we’ve been

Dahab, Egypt – June 2013

Dahab, Egypt – June 2013

Our final destination of Egypt escape 2013 was Dahab, site of Egypt’s Blue Hole (not to be confused with that of Belize). We stayed with Big Blue Dahab, right on the main promenade of Dahab. The Blue Hole was cool – the entry down Bells, a semi-closed...

Ras Mohamed National Park, Egypt – June 2013

Ras Mohamed National Park, Egypt – June 2013

The people on board a liveaboard can make or break the experience. Not that we were too worries about that for our King Snefro 3-day Mini Safari Ras Mohamed-Thistlegorm trip, as, being a party of four we could ignore everyone else if necessary. But we needn’t have...

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt – June 2013

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt – June 2013

Our first experience of Egypt was flying into Sharm el-Sheikh. It’s bizarre. I’ve never been to any kind of European ‘mini-break’ destination, but Sharm is. Flying in over the desert, as you near the coast you see uniform resorts, all with their sparkling blue pool...