From the Red Sea to the Pyramids – Exploring Egypt Above and Under
Blue ocean to my right. A massive coral wall to my left. Above me, a shark glides near the surface. An Oceanic Whitetip. This is what we’ve all been waiting for and it’s only our third dive of the trip.
Known as a rather “curious” shark, all of us have been briefed on what to do during an encounter with one of these magnificent creatures. The first rule is to stay calm. This is a fairly general rule for most animal encounters. They tend to sense how nervous you are and if you start to flail around, you look injured and like a very easy meal. The second rule is to stay vertical. Perhaps this makes you look bigger. I don’t know. The third rule is to keep your limbs in. Don’t stick out your arm or wave it around in a panic. Don’t give it something easy to bite. You know, things like that. [Read more…] about Places to Visit in Egypt