Sharm el Sheikh, located near the southern tip of the Sinai peninsular is famous for the adventures you can have in the water. The Ras Muhammed protected marine park is nearby, and there are a large number of coral formations, along with sunken ships. These together provide a lot of attraction for tourists, to indulge in the sports of snorkeling and scuba diving. For scuba diving, there is the need of more equipment, such as oxygen cylinders, masks and regulators. These are typically stored in the rear portion of the ship carrying them, and this is a photo of such equipment loaded on the ship right next to ours.
Another view of the oxygen cylinders stored in the rear portion of the ship. These are some of the most important of the scuba diving gear, since you are going to be at a depth of 20-40 meters and you should know how long the oxygen needs to last for your trip, so that you do not run out of oxygen (for most tourist dives, that would never be a problem since these dives would never be long enough to cause these kind of worries). The photo was taken at full zoom, and is a bit fuzzy since it was taking a photo of something in the ship that was moving next to us.
These are some of the wet suits, used by the scuba divers. In our case, we were doing snorkeling, so none of us was wearing wet suits, except for the guide. The guide was wearing wet suits, since he was going down deeper into the water while we were all staying at the surface of the water. So, we did see some of the wet suits in operation.
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