Sinai Divers

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September 23, 2012

Red Sea Wrecks- The Giannis D.

Type- Twin hold general cargo vessel Built-  Kuryshima Dock Company of Imabari, Japan. Launched- 1969 as the Shoyo Maru Weight- 2932 ton Dimensions- Length, 99.5m; Width, 16m; Draught, 6.53m Engine- 6 cylinder diesel,  Max speed 12 knots. Wrecked- 20th April 1983 Location-  27° 34’ 42″ N, … Continue reading

August 16, 2012

In El Quseir you also can see big turtles

The diving last week with diving.de and Marlies Lang was not only because of the sharks very impressive. On certain divespots you also can see massive sea turtles. On one dive we were very lucky and saw Green Turtles and Hawksbill Turtles. If you … Continue reading

August 15, 2012

That picture is the result of being bored …

Sometimes you just hang around in the water and have to wait. I was diving with an instructor and his student and they asked me if I could take a few nice shots for the family album. I jumped into … Continue reading

August 14, 2012

Hidden-Image Puzzle: The Beauty and the Beast (with a Lionfish and a Scorpionfish)

The best dive in El Quseir with diving.de and Marlies Lang was of course with the sharks. But that does not mean everything else is boring down there. The dive sites are beautiful – like the rest of the Red Sea. As an … Continue reading

August 13, 2012

Diving with Sharks El Quseir / Egypt – a surprise Whaleshark at the end

Certain dives you never ever forget in your live. We knew that we have a good chance to see sharks in El Quseir with diving.de. A good friend of mine, Course Director Marlies Lang, works there and we decided to visit … Continue reading

May 1, 2012

Disgraceful: Freediver Fred Sessa or his student Sitting on Corals and Apnea Magazine publishes it

I really don’t know what to say?! Most people related to underwater sports know that it is important to protect the fragile underwater ecosystem and especially the corals. Freediver Fred Sessa or his student has nothing better to do then sitting … Continue reading

April 25, 2012

Human kindness at its best: Stranded Dolphins rescued

This happened on a beach in Brazil. This episode was filmed right from the start and shows the instant reaction by the people on the beach.

April 21, 2012

Dahab Festival 2012: Raft Race, Flash Mob, Fireshow, Aikido, Party, Mini Windsurfers and Jam Session

Well I could not fit more into the headline – but the whole last day of the Dahab Festival was packed with events. First there was the second raft race. This time Team Sinai Divers was unbeatable. Around 5pm suddenly a Flash … Continue reading

April 20, 2012

Live bands at the Dahab festival 2012

Yesterday on the second last day of the Dahab Festival there was a very nice potpourri of bands playing. From Fun Rock to Blues via Reggae we spent a really nice evening at the main festival area by the bridge. So here … Continue reading

April 15, 2012

Dahab Festival 2012 – Raft Race and Snake Charmer

Just a few impressions from the first day of the Dahab Festival 2012. The Raft Race was starting at Lighthouse an ending at the bridge. Desert Divers came first – congratulations! The snake charming show was held in Mirage Village. … Continue reading

March 9, 2012

Free Wallpapers for your Linux- / Windows- / Mac-Desktop, Android, iPad and so on …

On wallpaper.bitblokes.de you can find a variety of free wallpapers for your desktop. There are special sections for diving and underwater pictures as well. Of course it doesn’t make a difference if you use Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, Android … Continue reading

December 5, 2011

A really nice day out in the desert of the South Sinai

I know the website is called Dive Hive. But these pictures have been taken very close to the Red Sea – so … If you plan to visit the South Sinai think about donating one day for going to the … Continue reading

November 19, 2011

Puzzle picture: Spot the Scorpionfish!

There is indeed a fish in the picture below. A experienced diver will spot the Scorpionfish at once. But Scorionfish are masters of camouflage. They sit lazy in the reef all day long and lurking for prey. If a victim … Continue reading

November 14, 2011

Diving at the Blue Hole in Dahab shallow

The Blue Hole in Dahab, South Sinai, Egypt is famous for deep dives and The Arch. But  it’s also very beautiful if you stay shallow. Especially on the right hand side are stunning corals in between 2 and 15 metres. … Continue reading

November 2, 2011

Dive-Hive underwater calendar for 2012!

2011 has been a very good year for taking pictures. So we decided to create a calendar for 2012 with some of the best shots. Every month has a different impressive underwater photo. The pictures are from various dives and … Continue reading

November 1, 2011

Free wallpaper for your computer: Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas)

Gili Air (Indonesia) is a paradise for turtle lovers. On almost every dive you encounter one of these beautiful creatures. During my holidays I was diving there and was lucky to see loads of these endangered reptiles. This free wallpaper … Continue reading

October 29, 2011

A role model dive centre: Oceans 5 in Gili Air (Indonesia)

During the holidays in Indonesia we were fortunate to come across Oceans 5 in Gili Air. Not only is the place beautifully designed. It also offers a lot of extras that makes your staying there memorable for a lifetime. After … Continue reading

October 21, 2011

Gili Islands: A paradise for Turtle Lovers

Having a little bit of time and watching at my pictures I realized once again how many turtles we have seen during the dives on Gili Air with Oceans 5. Almost on every dive we have seen a turtle. Well … Continue reading

October 20, 2011

Kopi Luwak – the Poo Coffee in Bali

We did not try the “Poo Coffee”. It is very expensive (about 20 Euro a cup) and we were warned that there is a lot of fake brews around – no wonder if that amount of money is involved. But … Continue reading

October 19, 2011

Impressive: Huge rice terraces North West of Ubud

If you have the time and possibility go and visit the massive rice terraces or rice fields close to Ubud. It’s about one to 1.5 hours by car. It’s a bi touristic but still impressive to see. There are just … Continue reading

October 18, 2011

Bali – Permuteran: Very bad experience in Pondok Sari and Badini. Complete rip off.

During our trip through Bali we thought let’s go to the North as well. So we phoned the accommodation Pondok Sari if they have any free rooms available. Even being in holiday we need to do little bits of work … Continue reading

October 17, 2011

Under water: Some impressions from Bali and Gili Air

We are heading towards North West for more pictures and the last bit of the holiday in Bali after we spend a couple of days in Kuala Lumpur. The diving so far was really good and I want to show … Continue reading

October 16, 2011

Bali: In and around Ubud – impressive temples and great shows

Bali is really impressive. After a couple of days in Gili Air we travelled more inside the island – to Ubud.  The main strip around the monkey forest is quite touristic and also expensive. Sneak through the small streets and … Continue reading

October 15, 2011

Above water: Some impressions from Gili Air

A little bit more  then half of the holidays in Bali are done. Of course Bali or Gili has far more to offer then just diving. So here are some impressions from above water of the small island Gili Air. … Continue reading

October 13, 2011

A Blue Spotted Stingray at a cleaning station

During a dive in Gili Air I saw something new. A Blue Spotted Stingray at a cleaning station. Trying to sneak towards the scenario as slow as possible I was able to take one shot. It really looks amazing how … Continue reading

October 10, 2011

Diving with one of the most venomous animals: Blue Ringed Octopus

Well according to Wikipedia the Blue Ringed Octopus is one of the most venomous marine species. Even if they are small they can be deadly for humans. They hunt small crabs, hermit crabs, and shrimp, and may bite attackers, including … Continue reading

October 5, 2011

Diving in Bali: Manta Point – worthy name …

Our first couple of dives in Bali, Indonesia. Yesterday we have been to the wreck Liberty Bell. There was a huge school of Jacks. Today we went to a divespot called Manta Point. It really deserves that name. 12 metres … Continue reading

September 28, 2011

Mobile Revolution: Egyptian mobile numbers to change next Thursday

Obviously Egypt is running low on mobile phone numbers. Therefore the numbers will change. In the future every number will have at least 11 digits. The change start on 6. October 2011. There will be a transition period of 4 … Continue reading

September 19, 2011

Scratched Acrylic Dome Port – no problem with Micro-Mesh

First I want to say that this is only working with an Acrylic dome port. Do not use this method with glass!!! I finally found some time to polish out a nasty (quite deep) scratch in my Hugyfot dome port.  … Continue reading

September 1, 2011

Picture of “The Arch” taken by me published in German Dive magazine

I am clearly flattered! Well everybody would be if a picture taken would fill out almost half of a page in a diving magazine. In my case it is a picture of the famous Arch (Blue Hole) in Dahab, South-Sinai, … Continue reading

August 30, 2011

New diving website online: idc-course.com

We are really happy to announce that our friend and PADI Course Director Marlies Lang just went online with her brand new and own website: idc-course.com We are double happy as we (Carmen and Juergen) created the website for Marlies … Continue reading

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