Diving In Sharm El-Sheik and Terrorist Attack Site
Trip Start Mar 17, 2005
124Trip End Mar 13, 2006
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Some photos of what it looks like underwater:
Finally, we had one night onshore in Sharm, and it felt weird with the bombing having been there just two months prior. We actually got to see one of the hotels that is rebuilding after the blast. Overall, it was very quiet there now, and had a very weird feeling. The story from the bombing can be read here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4709491.stm
At the end of our time in Egypt we started learning that we were being followed by the tourist police most of our travels. We had a undercover police on our bus from Dahab to our dive boat with a gun under his shirt. We didn't even know he was on board to protect us. Our dive boat told us that they had received a call that the owner should be onboard with us to "protect the VIP's" as he told us. He was disappointed to learn that we weren't celebrities after asking us later into our trip. Overall, kinda crazy that we were being tracked like that to keep us safe.