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... the ship, it was mainly smooth seas as far as the eye could sea.
When we skirted past the coast of Yemen we had a glimpse of the troubled land but aside from a reduction of lights on the top deck, there was no indication that anything was amiss nearby.
In other ship news, bugs have started to do the rounds. A number of people have fallen ill with a cold but most seem to shake it off within a couple of days. As we get closer to land, ...
... scary. A guy from our group, James, was ahead of us and started going down but came out as it was really claustrophobic. We then were told that it's much better to go down backwards which we did. We also had to walk in crouched position to get through a couple of other passageways to get to rooms. Not quite sure how Mike managed it in his neck brace and sling, but he was quite determined! The antechambers are quite small but the roof of each chamber ...
... and Christine also improved her time underwater (although she did miss an 'I’ in her name at 40m).
One of our most relaxing dives was our first night dive, where we were lucky enough to see octopus, cuttlefish, a squid shooting ink, and Spanish dancers. We both thoroughly enjoyed our two weeks of diving, and relaxing under the sea and cannot wait until we are able to return someday!!
Denny and Christine
... border: 0px; font-family: inherit; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; font-style: inherit; margin: 0px; outline: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Moroccan barbers try to call in ...
... town only runs twice a week so trying to work around that also added to my stress levels.
Our Bedouin bus driver picks us up at 11pm to drive us into the Sinai desert and we arrive at the foot of the mountain at 1am. We are all exhausted but ready for the challenge. The walk is long but steady, only a mild gradient and with torches nothing too onerous. We stop every so often for a break and we turn off our torches and let our eyes adjust to the ...