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Just back from my easter trip from Dahab. Here are a couple of photos from the trip. Great holiday again over there even if we did get hail for a couple of hours one morning - very biblical - no-one had ever seen anything like it!

Common lion fish


Redback butterflyfish


Polylp butterflyfish


Peppered moray


Juvenile lionfish


Giant pufferfish


Cheers, Ant
 

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Ant,
Nice pictures, I haven't been to Dahab, whats youre impression of the spot?
Its the second time I've been and I really liked it again - fewer divers than sharm and some belting sites - there are vigin sites to the south which can only be reach by boat on calm days. I went with a 2 year old this time so didn't really leave the hilton hotel complex, but have been before and the main drag is quite a laugh at night.

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Ant,
Nice pictures, I haven't been to Dahab, whats youre impression of the spot?

The best shore diving I have done outside the Maldives. Some pristine reefs only a jeep ride away. Lots of interesting reef structures as well

Much more laid back and "Egypt like" than Sharm and well supported for technical diving if thats your thing.

ATB
 

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The best shore diving I have done outside the Maldives. Some pristine reefs only a jeep ride away. Lots of interesting reef structures as well

Much more laid back and "Egypt like" than Sharm and well supported for technical diving if thats your thing.

ATB
Agreed. I still have fond memories of chilling out in the Bedoine tents that line the Blue Hole... :)
 

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Nice pics Ant!
I love Dahab - probably the only bit of the Red Sea Riviera that I do like :D
 

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Thanks for posting....
off out to Dahab in June (for the first time) and looking more and more forward to it with all these positive trip reports and pics.
 

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Were we all in Dahab over Easter? Well, nearly ;)

The hail was Friday morning, I flew home on Thursday!

I'd be interested to know where you found the Moray, I didn't see one this trip.
I flew home on Easter Sunday. We had a few spots of rain on Saturday afternoon, no hail though.

I also noticed a scarcity of morays, we saw 2 all week, both on the same dive at the Islands. Maybe the poor viz didn't help, it varied from 20m down to 10m during a dive at a particularly busy Canyon :(
 

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I travelled egyptfor one month and dahab was the bestplace, so laid back, real cheap stayed in hostiles for quivalent of quid a night, main drag is funny with everyone tryin to get to eat at thier restaurants, kept getting pested though because of my buddy been a small blonde canadian, they couldnt keep thier hands off her.
hated cairo
if anyone goes to dahab climb mount sinai n 3500 steps or however many it is, i lost count but it was good workout worth it though for t'sunset.

nice pics man, lionfish aremy favourite so dormant yet lethal
 
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