December 2012 Archives

Emperor Superior impresses happy divers

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Emperor Superior impressed a happy group of guests this week with dives that saw scorpionfish, stonefish, rays, crocodilefish, nudibranches, pufferfish, marbled sea snake, red anemones, rainbow swimming crab, swimming giant morays, DOLPHINS, potato grouper hunting a batfish, eight wonderful wrecks and a whole lot more.

blue-spotted sting ray_resized.jpgA truly great week and equally great pictures from Johan, Marta, Bart, Patrik and Wade! Thank you very much everybody, it was wonderful to share the unforgettable experience with you - we hope to see you again in the future.

Dive guides, Misha & Jaime, Captain Ahmed Omran and his super crew

To see all the photos from the trip, click here for our Facebook album

Douglas & the Dugong: the making of a Cover Story

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Read Luke's truly moving article on the positive affect Dyson the Dugong had on top American marine journalist, Douglas D Seifert, and how Luke, Douglas and their top contacts are hoping to bring change to protect this magical creature.

Douglas & Dugong; the Making of a Cover Story
by Luke Atkinson, Marsa Alam Dive Centre Manager

It all started with a Bintang. Gary Ball, the previous manager of Emperor Divers Marsa Alam had been talking to a photojournalist over a glass of the local beer in Lembeh Cottages, Indonesia, who had been struggling to photograph dugongs in the wild. Gary knew of my own particular struggles with the local specimens of Marsa Alam, and also the fact that I had managed to learn enough about the whereabouts and habits of one individual that I had created a PADI Speciality all about him. He put us in touch. 5,000 emails and one revolution later, it was on – Douglas D Seifert, veteran American columnist from Dive magazine was coming over, and I had absolutely no idea what to expect.



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