This is an exquisite corridor of dark mountains and radiant water. here and nowhere else, is the vestibule between the Levant and the tropics. -E. M. Forster describing the Gulf of Suez, 1923.
Red sea of Egypt is from the Gulf of Suez to the Sudanese borders. It is washed by mineral-rich red mountains inspired the mariners to name it the sea Mare Rostrum, or the Red sea.
Hermits seeking seclusion founded early Christian monasteries, sharing the desert with Bedouin tribes, trading in camels. Today, the cliffs and quarries of the Eastern desert svcstate, eeasily and Capricorns remain relatively nasledovanie. But the Red sea, dotted with coral reefs, surrounded by ancient ports, teeming povodnej life, has a rich Maritime history Dating back to the Pharaonic times.
Warm wind, once rushing to the East still bring thousands of migrating birds to the shores of the red sea. creating a Paradise for birdwatchers. Today, the ancient ports are known as the best resorts for snorkeling and fishing. Here you will find over 800 fish species, including the deadly-poisonous fish-stone, the equally dangerous butterfly fish, jellyfish such as Cassiopea, a crab who escaped ashore in the evenings and even some shark species.Sunbathers, tourists enjoy the white Sands of the beaches, fans of cool shade in the mangrove lagoons scattered along the coast, copayments masks – exploring the reefs and corals. Continue reading
Red sea – an inland sea of the Indian ocean situated between the Arabian Peninsula and Africa. For the inner sea depth here is very high – more than 3000 meters, as this sea lies in a tectonic break. The Red sea is not no river flows (around deserts), and therefore the water is exceptionally clean.
Off the coast of Egypt water temperature even in winter does not fall below +20 degrees, and in summer rises to +27. Due to the heat evaporates much water, causing the salinity of the red sea reaches 38-42 grams of salts per liter.
In this sea are ideal conditions for underwater flora and fauna. There are about a thousand species of fish, including endemic species, and about 150 species of corals. The coral reef extends directly along the shore, and near them go to schools of fish of most unimaginable colors and shapes.
In the Northern hemisphere there’s no better scuba diving than the coast of Hurghada, Safaga, El Gouna, Sharm El Sheikh, Ein Sukhna, Marsa El Alam. Diving Safari – long trips on boats and yachts in the southern and Northern areas of the red sea. The term “Safari” means a cruise ship with multiple dives in the most interesting points of the sea’s many Islands, atolls, coral reefs and sunken ships. Continue reading
Aquarium fish is not only an object of care and the “home therapy”, is also a source of aesthetic pleasure. Aquarium fish is extremely beautiful creatures, and then, as they say, “the taste and color of comrades” – aquarist favorites. But some types of fish are a special beauty and brightness.
For example, the koi fish is a decorative carp freshwater. Brought these fish in Japan, where farmers bred carp in ponds. Was sometimes a fish with “non-standard” colouring – and they ate, and were kept separately. Gradually the breeding of colored fish evolved from peasant savy in the hobby noble people. Today there are many varieties of koi carp of various colors – often red, orange, black, brown, rarely purple, yellow, green. For these fishes characteristic patterns in the form of colored spots. Especially prized fish with clear and clean boundaries spots and balanced, proportional figure (the larger the fish, the larger must be the picture). Continue reading