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Alexander Magee '15

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Day Four and Five: “The Jesuit Coral Corral and Diving with Ghosts”

The Jesuit Coral Corral and Diving with Ghosts Day 4... This day began similarly to the last two, we had a tasty breakfast and got in the boats. Then we went to the "coral corral" where we continued the strategy of "over-planting" to build Jesuit's reef. Over-planting consists of collecting pieces of dying stag and elkhorn coral and then replanting them...

Day Three: “Alex, Get Out of the Sun!”

Alex, get out of the sun! Day 3... The day began with a breakfast. A marvelous and masterful breakfast of donuts. This cheered me up as my sunburns were pretty painful mostly because I forgot about them and tried to scratch my bug bites. Ouch! After breakfast we spent the rest of the morning trying to catch turtles. It started raining about...

Day Two: “Fun in the Sun”

Fun in the Sun Day 2... We had another tasty breakfast consisting of three types of bread, cereal, yogurt and a granola bar that I found in my backpack. I am enjoying my third day without braces by eating granola bars and starburst. After breakfast we walked to an amazing rock formation called the baths. The baths is basically a huge area...

Day One: “I Become a Chimney Sweep”

I Become a Chimney Sweep By Alex Magee Yesterday... We arrived at Virgin Gorda at night and went to bed, only after eating microwaved macaroni and cheese and granola bars. (I only microwaved the macaroni and cheese, not the granola bars...) Today... I woke up at about 6:15 to hundreds of mosquito bites on my legs, which is a very itchy way to...

Alex Magee

I chose to take marine biology because I have an interest in biology but mostly because I have never SCUBA dived and am eager to try. I do not have any diving experience other than the four hour class that I took yesterday as the first forth of my certification. That was really fun and I am excited for the...