Day two, featuring a trip out to Tiran. The Straits of Tiran are the narrowest part of the Gulf of Aqaba, with a series of reefs running down the middle. The northernmost is Gordon reef, which is the site of our first dive, a drift. It's nicely relaxed.

The second dive is on the southernmost reef, Jackson Reef. It features another long drift followed by a track back closer to the reef where the current is weaker. Finds include a couple of blue-spotted rays, attended by goat fish.

And finally, a night dive from the beach. I decide to give my camera a miss for this one, to give me one fewer thing to worry about. Naturally, the creatures take the opportunity to come out of the woodwork. We get a conger eel, a snake eel and an absolutely enormous moray. The lionfish are out and about, and make a habit of sneaking up behind me and scaring the crap out of me. There are a good selection of nudibranchs, and a couple of starfish, including a crown of thorns which I've never seen before. Really good dive. No photos.

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