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Third day

Day 3, Today we got to delve into Marine organisms. I had a lot of trouble because at the start of the day I put my contacts in the wrong solution. My eyes burned up I could barely take them out. Casey was nice enough to go back to my cabin and grab the other solution so I could put...

Gingers come from fire coral

Day 5, It's a bittersweet day as our last day of diving and also one of the best and my most anticipated days. We woke up to immediately go to the marina for breakfast and setting up. We had some time to relax and check out the dive shop before heading out to the bay where we're building the "Jesuit...

Roam the wreck of the Rhone

Day 4, Today was an early dive. We woke up and immediately went down to the marina to get a start on the R.M.S. Rhone dive, which I was looking forward to second most out of the entire trip. We ate breakfast while we took the boat ride there. We split it into two dives- the bow and the stern,...

Second day

Day 2, We got up at 7:30 to roosters crowing and doc knocking on the door.. We took a taxi to our meeting area where we had breakfast. Casey taught us free-diving breathing techniques while waiting on a turtle pro. We did yoga techniques and demonstrated that when our face is introduced to water, especially cold, we slow our heart...

First day in BVI

Day 1, star date 2012, We got a late start to the day at 8:30 because of how late we got in. We met Casey, Jeff, Laura, and Brian. They are our dive masters as well as our "counselors" in a way. I got assigned to the sea dragon lead by Casey and Brian with franny and Ty, also...

First post

We've learned about Marine life, different sects of marine biology in terms of occupations, the different atmospheres in the ocean, different species, and that tanner is very excited