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John Wengierski '16

John Wengierski '16
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Day 6 in the BVI

Day 6 in the British Virgin Islands came way too quickly. Today was our service project day. Still not feeling well, Chase, Ty, and I were assigned to clean up the water break that lead into the marina with Andrea. After about 2 and half hours of climbing around huge rocks and picking trash out from nooks and crannies,...

Day 5 in the BVI

Today we had breakfast as usual and took the taxi down to the Marina. After splitting up with the Sea Monkeys, we sailed over to coral reef nursery that Dive BVI and Jesuit are helping to maintain. During the pre-dive briefing, Casey explained that we had final,y established the reef as a Marine Protected Area, which means it is...

Day 4 in BVI

I thought yesterday was going to be the best of the trip but Doc, Mr. Kirby and the whole Dive BVI managed to outdo themselves. After breakfast and a trip to the marina, the Marine Bio 1 and Marine Bio 2 teams split up at the marina. As a Marine Bio 2 student, I boarded Sea Dragon with Gaz,...

Day 3 in the BVI

Day 3 here in the BVI began with breakfast at one of our cabins and then a taxi down to the marina. Today was the day of the Rhone dive and then lunch on Cooper Island; I had been waiting a year to come back for this day. The Rhone dive was the by far the most interesting and...

Day 2 in the BVI

Our second day here in the BVI began at Limetree cabin with breakfast provided by David, Aiden, Gordon, and Adam. After breakfast we headed down to the marina to begin our second day of diving. We took a pretty lengthy boat ride to Gaz's favorite dive site in the BVI, the Ginger Steps. Before the dive, Gaz explained to...

Day 1 in the BVI

Today me and my cabin mates arose at 7am and stumbled ourselves over to Doc and Mr. Von's cabin for breakfast. Our breakfast consisted of cereal, fruit, croissants, eggs, and sausage. After our delicious meal to start the day we made our down to the designated meeting point to wait for our taxi drive down to the marina. Having...

Thursday & Friday Blog – Wengierski

Our last day in BVI we woke up at a normal time to go have breakfast at the teacher's cabin again. After breakfast we took a taxi down to a beach that was in much need of a good clean up. We spent the next hour and half walking up and down the rocky shore, looking for anything we...

Tuesday Blog – Wengierski

This morning we were allowed an extra 45 minutes of much appreciated sleep. For breakfast we met Casey and the dive staff at Mr. Kirby, Doc, and Mrs. Boyle's cabin for breakfast and the caught the taxi into the marina. Before going our separate ways both boats met on the Sea Dragon to give a short presentation on the...

Sunday and Monday Blog – Wengierski

Sunday morning we woke up and immediately went to eat breakfast at the marina. After we boarded our boats and Casey gave us a briefing on how our two fish identification dives would work. For the first dive I held the identification book and told my dive buddy, Ty Morin, what to write down. On that dive we saw...