Making videos is a different kettle of …

…fish!  (And eagle rays!  And giant moray eels!) For the second half of my diving in Dahab and Ras Mohammed, I shot video footage instead of photos.  Here’s a 2-minute highlight reel, in YouTube format: The shots were taken on dives in Egypt, at Dahab and Ras Mohammed (between Shark Reef and Yolanda Reef).  They… Continue reading Making videos is a different kettle of …

Diving the S.S. Thistlegorm

In May 1941, the British Merchant Navy freighter S.S. Thistlegorm left port at Glasgow and headed towards Alexandria, carrying a cargo of motorcycles, trucks, transport trailers, two light tanks, two steam engines, spare parts for airplanes and land vehicles, tires, rubber boots and more.  Sailing back up through the Red Sea, with her anchor cast in… Continue reading Diving the S.S. Thistlegorm

Fish

Arrived back into Dublin yesterday with my lungs intact, a beaming smile and quite a few more dives under my (weight) belt. Between our time in Dahab, two sojourns to Ras Mohammed for more diving, and a side-trip overland to Petra in Jordan, I’m swimming in memories and photos. I did promise underwater photos, yes? … Continue reading Fish