by Stefano Ruia
“I better fix the deckchair and look at the sea in front of the beach. The variation of ripples on the waves clearly shows that the current is strong. Beyond the sea, the steep coast of Scilla is flooded by the light of the sunset. I turn to the low sun on the horizon. A large container ship is approaching the mouth of the strait. With this clean air and this excellent visibility it looks closer than it actually is. As usual, in these situations, comment: «Not bad as wreck just at that point, so close to the diving» “
Climbing along the coast the Abu Nuhas Reef has been the scene of numerous shipwrecks, among them the most famous are: The Merchant Markos Dana, Carnatic and Chrisoula. Crossed the Strait of Gobal, close to the Sinai coast, near the wide reef of Sha’ab Ali lies on a backdrop of 30 Mt one of the most fascinating wrecks in the world: the Thistlegorm, sunk during the 2nd World War with its war load still Placed in the holds. The itinerary also includes naturalistic dives along walls and depths rich in life and colours; The Ras Mohammed Marine Park, the Bluff Point on the north tip of Gobal Seghir, the island of Umm Gamar and the Carless Reef towers are just some of the underwater resorts that best represent the wonders of the Red Sea. The price guideline is 1100 euros per person, but we are still working with the operating flights.