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