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The Oberoi Sahl Hasheesh

I read about a magnificent place in Egypt.

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“Located directly upon the shore of the Red Sea, a comfortable thirty minutes from the centre of Hurghada, The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh is a spectacular, forty eight acre, all suite hotel, with a certified PADI dive centre and a large private beach.

The Oberoi, Sahl Hasheesh offers certified open water diver courses, adventure diver courses, rescue diver and dive master instruction amongst pristine coral reefs rich with colourful marine life.

Inspired by traditional Arabic designs, our luxury hotel in Sahl Hasheesh has luxurious accommodations and restaurants which feature classical, domed ceilings and long corridors. They are illuminated by Arabic style lamps and framed by elegant columns decorated with the traditional Islamic eight point star.

We offer all guests complimentary access to high speed Internet for up to four devices. Guests who book in advance and directly with us can also enjoy special rates, exclusive privileges and hotel offers. Relax with loved ones on a specially curated holiday. Stay with Oberoi Hotels & Resorts in Sahl Hasheesh for an unforgettable experience.”

Our dream is to visit this fantastic hotel and dive into the Red Sea with out cameras.

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Small and interesting fish in the Red Sea

There are hundreds, if not a thousand, different fish in the Red Sea. Here are a few small and interesting ones.

Yellowtail Tang, Zebrasoma xanthurum and Lyretail Anthias, Pseudanthias taeniatus.

Brown Surgeonfish, Acanthurus nigrofuscus.

Zigzag Halichoeres, Scapularis Wrasse.

Whitebelly Damselfish, Amblyglyphidodon leucogaster.

Sulphur Damselfish, Pomacentrus sulfureus.

Jewel Damselfish, Microspathodon chrysurus.

Waiting for our next possibility to go underwater with our cameras.

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Sunsets in Africa are magnificent!

The sunsets in Africa are gorgeous and magnificent.

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Sunsets can be purple, when you adjust the color setting in the photo 🙂
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It is fantastic to sit and relax, and watch the sunset…
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A few minutes before the sun sets behind the magnificent mountains.

It has been a delight to watch the sunsets in Africa. They are wonderful!

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Back in the Red Sea!

After 16 months it was fantastic to dive into the Red Sea again.

Below two photos of the Sailfin Tang. 🙂 The fish is one of my favorites.

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Threadfin Butterflyfish is a bit shy. So it is not easy to get a good capture of it. This time I got one. 🙂

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The Clownfish / Anemonefish is always a delight to the eye. This one was only 5 cm …so I used the camera’s macro zoom fully.

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Mysterious and exciting – the Red Sea

We have fallen in love with the Red Sea and its colorful, mysterious life. Soon we will again dive into the Red Sea with our cameras. We have waited for this so much.

Here’s a few photographs to show you how wonderful it is in the Red Sea.

ps. click on the photos to see them enlarged

Beautiful Red Sea World
Mysterious Red Sea World
Beautiful Red Sea World
Beautiful Red Sea World
Juvenile Bluespine Unicornfish
Juvenile Bluespine Unicornfish

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