0730: Famous flies of Abu Kir begin to stir in salon and on deck. Swat when possible, while they are lethargic. Review Arabic words from day before.
0800: Prepare for first dive. Fellucca's arriving, Greet Colleagues arriving from shore, form bucket line iff supplies or fresh groceries arrive. Final directions from Franck. Jump in water and find historical and archaeological treasures of unimaginable beauty.
1130: Go to foredeck and take sun like an iguana, warming bones and interior after several hrs in cool water. Study french verb conjugation.
1200: Lunch. Big plate full of salad vegetables with olive oil and anchovie dressing first. then plat du jour. Try to use Arabic phrases.
1215: Avoid eye contact with desert platter. descend purposefully to cabin 4 and siesta, like a boss.
1245:Confidently climb companionway in a manner that makes it seem unlikely that you were just napping. Listen to second shift report.Pretend desert tray is not still half full of pastries. Have Espresso from Awesome Machine.
!300 fix gear that you broke
1345 prepare for afternoon dive
1600ish: same as 1100ish.make big mug of loose leaf Oolong tea from Laos, eat some fruit, congratulate self on being stronger than the cake tray
Do Archaeology things, and scuba diving stuff
1800:. When Gallinette finally comes back to the ship, lift the ladder and Wash the main deck. do Yoga. write notes
1900: Social hour in cabin 1, Discuss world events in a mix of every language on board
1930 "C'est Servii!"Dinner in main Salon. Plenty to talk about there
2030 After dinner discussion of impressions from the site. General Egyptology, Greek and Roman History, Geography and classic literature likely subjects. The crowd thins.
2100 'Film Du Soir! Screening in the main salon.
Later: Return to bunk in Cabin 4, read for a moment listening to the waves lap against the hull of the Princess...