The Red Sea (also the Erythraean Sea) is a seawater inlet of Indian ocean, lying between Africa and Asia. It got this name because of the type of algae which is reddish brown in colour. Which makes the crystal clear sea to appear as a reddish colour. The red sea is a rich and diverse system. According to the survey its found that red sea has more than 1200 species of fishes. Among that 10% were seen no where else on any seas. However, there are also extensive shallow shelves, noted for their marine life and corals. These corals are 7000 years old. Have many health benefits in this sea. Been a habitat of over 1,000 invertebrate species, and 200 soft and hard corals.
It is the world's northernmost tropical sea. The Red Sea water mass-exchanges its water with the Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean via the Gulf of Aden. These physical factors reduce the effect of high salinity caused by evaporation in the north and relatively hot water in the south. The red sea is 35% saltier than other seas. The salinity condition believed to improve blood circulation. The great thing about the red sea is that you have no worries to learn swimming. You can float in that sea as if you are swimming because of its high saline concentration. It’s really awesome to hear about a sea were you can float in the water without knowing swimming.
Historically the biblical Book of Exodus tells the people of the Israelites cross the body of the red water. The southernmost of Jordan meets the red sea at the town of Aqaba. Aqaba is well known for its world class diving and gorgeous reefs with various options for people of all level diving experience. It’s a wonderful recreational driving as well as scuba diving spot for all great divers due to its wealthiest underwater ecosystem. Divers can swim with brightly coloured angelfish, butterfly fish and clown fish. Also the world fastest fish, solitary sail fish lives here. Which swim at the speed of 68 miles per hour.
Solitary sail fish
It acts as a trade port since Egyptian times. Today this passage remains as one of the most important trade routes. The amazing thing about the red sea is that it remains warm throughout the whole year even in December and January. So a major hub of tourism all over the year. Thus it is a sea with lots of benefits never miss to visit this sea at least once. At least visit to experience it’s the floating experience.