Archive for May, 2006
Monday May 15, 2006 13:09
Treated like a VIP
Mark Evans is a dedicated Red Sea fan, so when the opportunity arose to join prolific author and photographer Lawson Wood â€“ on his first trip to Egypt in several years â€“ aboard the VIP One liveaboard, he jumped at the chance.
Lawson Wood is a bit of a legend in diving circles. He first visited Egypt back in the 1980s before there was any kind of tourist infrastructure in place, diving with the real pioneers, such as Alain Sobol and
Wednesday May 10, 2006 14:10
Big Stuff – First Sightings!
The first 2006 Whale Shark sighting has been confirmed! On 10th May, a beautiful 6m male was encountered by our very own Ivonne at Middle Garden. The Whale Shark, purely a plankton eater, was seen in just 5m of water, and could clearly be seen from the surface and caused a lot of excitement amoung the snorkellers in the water at the time. The lucky guest was a non-diver on their first Introductory Dive, and was rumoured to have commented before the dive that she â€śdidnâ€™t want to see anything too bigâ€ť according to