Elegant Zouara Hotel
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... air and dive as deep as you can with it, armed with just a pair of fins and a mask. Dorothy has mocked the sport, but I can assure you it's harder than you think. Good freedivers hold their breath for 8min and can dive to 80m regularly. Sometimes freedivers descend by pulling themselves down a line. Or they can abandon the line and swim down on their own power, or even carry weights which help them descend quicker. The major difference between freediving and scuba diving is ...
... pinnacles and coral, very easy to get lost in! The entry was a bit hairy, over rocks and soft coral. I got spiked by something and thought I was going to be subject to searing pain, but thankfully I wasn't. The day before today was similarly calm. I dived the lighthouse reef and was lucky enough to see another turtle! Will got up at 2pm yesterday, disgraceful. Then the new guy Matt arrived! It's nice to know I'm not ...
... unusually for here) was abysmal but I spent 45 minutes underwater and it was great!
The first dives back in were on March 31st at sites to the south of Dahab called the Moray Garden and Golden Blocks. I have to thank my wonderful friend Sameh Sokar (who runs excellent dive trips through Scuba Seekers) for getting me back in.
So, what did we see? Well, the first dive, as I mentioned, wasn't exactly ...
... m. Others were told they'd go up Mt. Sinai (2 1/2 hours up, 1 1/2 down), others were expecting to stay for the sunset and had packed gear for extremely cold weather and a descent in the darkness. Our driver had returned to Dahab, which was 2 hours away. We were stuck without cold weather wear, little food (the monastery closed after 12 p.m.), and no way home but an expensive taxi.
Most of the group we came with tried to accommodate us by offering not to stay until ...
... br> With everyone finally seated we moved out, proceeding as a desert caravan along the coastal highway to our snorkel spot thirty minutes to our north. From the back of an open aired Jeep with the sun radiating overhead, I saw Dahab from a clearer perspective. This narrow flat plain on the western shores of the Gulf of Aqaba contrasts itself in many ways. It has a distinct laid back vibe, yet it is adventurous and extreme. It is full of ...