ANIMAL OF THE MONTH: AUGUST – ANGELFISH

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 by

Angel or Butterfly? Easy difference… Angelfish have the spine on the lower corner of the gill cover OK it’s not the most blatant of differences, but its there. Butterflyfish tend to have a limited colouring pattern – white, black, yellow and orange. Angelfish on the other hand sport an array of colours so if you

DEEPER, LONGER… WETTER?

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 by

Here’s Jenny’s blog on why she started technical diving and what made her continue: When I first learned technical diving I was an open water scuba instructor. Technical diving is basically defined as anything that involves decompression stops and my boyfriend at the time had completed his ‘tec‘ training and loved every minute of it.

“I shall call him squishy” Here in the Dahab we don’t get many dangerous jellyfish although they are likely to cause some irritation if touched. (see the theme… don’t touch them 🙂 ) Personally speaking, the most common one I tend to see is the Upside-down jellyfish (Cassiopea andromeda) in Bannerfish Bay hanging around in

WHY DID THE HEDGEHOG CROSS THE ROAD?

Sunday, 05 July 2015 by

to see his flat mate. Bada-boom! OK, by ‘hedgehog’ I mean ‘sea urchin’ and by ‘road’ I mean ‘reef’. There is no punch line to that however. But Urchin is the Middle English term for Hedgehog so it links nicely in to my blog about sea urchins. Despite being black and spiky, these animals aren’t

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ON THE R.A.G…

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 by

(.. aka Ras Abu Gallum trips) you’re taken back decades in time. Ras Abu Gallum is north of Dahab’s famous Blue Hole diving site and is a gem of a place to visit. I almost don’t want to tell you about this, there are only a handful of Dahab’s divers that go on this trip

DESTINATION DAHAB

Sunday, 03 May 2015 by

is a delightful decision for your next diving dream – and we’re not the only ones who think so! A popular blogger for Scuba Diver Life, Trevor Sanford wrote the following: Dahab is one of my favorite dive destinations, and for good reason. This small resort town on the Sinai Peninsula is named for the

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