Dahab Divers South Sinai Hotel & Dive center
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Dahab
... I can hold my breath underwater for 2min 54sec. Pretty cool huh! Freediving physiology, namely the "mammalian dive reflex", is fascinating. Some reflexes which help freediving are our heart rate halves after a few minutes of not breathing. Blood rushes from our limbs to our core to give more blood to the brain. Our spleen releases blood when the brain sends the signal it's oxygen starved, providing a one-time boost. We have nerves on our temples which enable us to hold ...
... though, the floor is just a carpet over the sand and there's no air conditioning, just a puny fan. Because it's 34 degrees Celsius at night, I wake up in the mornings feeling sticky from sweating in my sleep. I went snorkeling my first day here and was shocked at how good it is. I saw a crocodile fish get cleaned by a cleaner fish (they eat parasites), an octopus (it looked like a miniature old man with 8 legs walking around the reef with ...
... sorting out all my other money issues when I get back home. I also got an Egyptian sim! If you want the number it's +201015984493, though remember it costs! The best ways to get hold of me are still emails and Skype. Now we're back at the hotel waiting to go out for dinner, and about to watch the last instalment of our transformers marathon. Love these films!! And only 3 days until Sam gets here! I will take an early morning taxi to Sharm and lounge in the western comforts ...
... sticky patches which remain in the beard for ages
... for Egypt.
With respect to diving, the water was a lovely 21 degrees and visibility generally between 15-25m (although it did drop to 5-10m on the odd occasion); I think i need to get my PADI instructor and come back here, all the instructors (scuba, wind surfing and kite surfing) have it made here. At the moment i think the place is running at about 20% ...