Tag: Red Sea

Things to do in Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh is Egypt’s oldest and most popular holiday resort. Its fantastic weather attracts visitors from Europe and the rest of the world all year round. During the day, holiday makers relax on the beaches or by the pool and at night, Sharm Old Town and Naama Bay come to life with plenty of […]

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Sharm Paradise

This month is a very important month for Sharm el Sheikh as His Excellency President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is gracing us with his presence and proud to be hosting possibly one of the most important conferences of recent times. Yes Sharm is getting revved up and ready for the Economic Development Conference which will […]

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Your Guide in Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm el-Sheikh, or ‘The Land of Peace’ is a popular tourist destination that has a lot to offer its visitors, be it swimming or snorkeling among the natural marvels of the crystalline sea, or exploring the hidden historical sites of the blazing desert. Some of these are: Mount Sinai According to the Old Testament, Mount […]

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Your Guide in Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh is a beautiful holiday destination with a variety of dive sites for the adventurous person on holiday. Below, you’ll find some of the top dive spots in the area. Jackson Reef If beautiful coral reefs and interesting marine life are what you are after, then the Jackson Reef will be right up […]

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Your Guide in Sharm El Sheikh

The Elliot (as the ASK) The Elliot was a cargo ship, originally named the ASK launched in June 1962. In 1973 the ship was renamed Zepmare and renamed again in 1974 as the Jutland (Miramar incorrectly spelled this name as Juetland on their website). Sometime afterwards, the ship was sold to the Ugars Marine Co., […]

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Your Guide in Sharm El Sheikh

Underwater photographer Andrey Nekraso, from the Ukraine, photographed efficient predators at night He described night-time in the Egyptian sea as ‘very quiet, peaceful and mysterious’ The Red Sea is home to more than 1,200 species of fish, 10 per cent of which are found nowhere else in the world By Sarah Griffiths Scores of tourists […]

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Your Guide in Sharm El Sheikh

The Carnatic was as a 1,776 GRT steam-powered wood-on-iron constructed Clipper Ship   The Carnatic lies at the base, and parallel to, the Sha’ab Abu Nuhas reef at a depth of 18-27 meters. When the ship sank, she had broken into two sections. When the ship settled on the bottom, the two halves settled nearly back together! Learn more […]

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Emperor Divers has a super-saving Spring Sale open for bookings taken until 20th February – an ideal opportunity to make 2014 the year to dive the Red Sea – again and again! There’s some super value diving on boat diving, house reef diving, diving packages and liveaboard offers. But only for a limited time. Here’s […]

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Your Guide in Sharm El Sheikh

I had never been to a dry dock before. My involvement with boats has been pretty much restricted to being on them before I jump in the water to go diving but this weekend I had a meeting and for timing reasons it had to take placed at the dry dock in Safaga (Egypt). It […]

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Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou and Sports Minister Taher Abu Zeid on Sunday signed a protocol to promote sports tourism in Egypt. The protocol was also signed by the Egyptian Federation of Tourism Chambers of Commerce. On the sidelines of a conference on the future of tourism in Egypt that is held in Luxor on Saturday, […]

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