Trash Town Egypt

I watched this RT documentary about Egypt’s “Trash Town”, Zabbaleen, the other night. It gave a fascinating look into the lives of people who collect and make a living off trash in Egypt. Check it out! In case you don’t know, there is an Egyptian Arabic version of my book available on africanstorybook.org – just …

Happy New Year

I am so grateful for the year that has come and gone. Even though I wasn’t able to do as much freediving as I would’ve liked, I was still lucky enough to take part in a pool competition and dive for fun and enjoyment in the sea. This has been a tough year for many …

Africanstorybook

PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO FIND AND DOWNLOAD A FREE COPY OF THE BOOK IN THE LANGUAGE OF YOUR CHOICE africanstorybook.org I first found out about this open source platform for books from a Google UK employee, who was on the same wine tasting tour as me,  in South Africa back in 2018. As soon as …

Wayan in Egypt – Arabic

Connection My emotional connection to Egypt dates back to 1999. I learnt to scuba dive in Hurghada, Egypt in 1999. After that, I worked in Lahami Bay in 2005. Later, I did my AIDA 2 and 3 in Dahab, with Freedive Dahab back in 2011. My memories are incredibly positive, thanks to the kindness and …