Posts Tagged with "diving"

Why you should visit Dahab (Egypt)

Sunday, October 2, 2011

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Why you should visit Dahab (Egypt)

Most people don’t usually associate travelling in the Middle East with calm, tranquility and hippie beach towns. While this is fairly an accurate picture there is but one exception- Dahab in Egypt. It’s been often compared to a small Thai town, quite unlike its big brother – the touristy and over-priced Sharm el Sheikh. Catering […]

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What you need to know about the PADI Open Water Diver course

Sunday, September 18, 2011

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What you need to know about the PADI Open Water Diver course

After my first attempt at scuba diving in Aqaba in Jordan, where I along with Lavanya did a single ‘intro dive’ and with further encouragement from my friends who’d already completed the course, I decided to use the opportunity of being at the Red Sea coast in Egypt to start my diving adventure. The first […]

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Photos: Diving in the Red Sea

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

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Photos: Diving in the Red Sea

After a hectic first week of temple and tomb visiting in southern Egypt, we headed for a break to Dahab, a small beach town by the coast of the Red Sea. For some relaxation, reading and most importantly – scuba diving. I enrolled for the PADI course and am now a proud and certified open […]

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Ma’a Salameh (Goodbye) Jordan.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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Ma’a Salameh (Goodbye) Jordan.

Our 2 week trip to Jordan was for us, in many ways, the first real experience with a middle-eastern country. (In case you’re wondering how that’s so, since I’ve been living in Dubai since much before that – I’d say Dubai’s hardly truly middle-eastern in nature except in its location). Jordan had such a positive […]

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