08 Sep - 09 Sep 2006 Mersa Zaraba

Northern Red Sea
Gulf of Suez
Sinai Peninsula 
Mersa Zaraba
SY "Kamu II" at anchor, in the lee of Shab el Mageeda, at 5 m depth on sand, between submerged coral heads.

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Enjoying a peaceful night at anchor and listening to the wind from the Sinai who was telling us the story of the scorpion who wanted to cross the Suez Canal:
The scorpion asked a camel if he could ride on his back and the camel said: “If I do and you sting me, I will be dead.” The scorpion said: “I will drown also, so you have every guarantee.” The camel took the scorpion on his back and they started across. In the middle of the canal the scorpion stung the camel and as they drowned the camel asked: "What did you do this for? It doesn't make any sense!” The scorpion shrugged: “You forgot, this is the Middle East...”

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