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Ian Winson '18

Ian Winson '18
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Blog Day 6

Today began with breakfast at the teachers cabin where I had cereal. We then walked down to the local high school where we did service work for two hours. I worked on lifting and organizing stones to surround a garden. We had fun while doing it and helped the school with other landscaping projects. We then moved on to...

Blog Day 5

Today started off with breakfast at the Alamander cabin where I had cereal. We ten headed out for a long day on the boat. We set out to a wreck dive where we saw a hip that was sunk in May of 2017. Although the dive was cool, the visibly and coral life was poor so we did not...

Blog Day 4

Today started off with an 8:00 AM breakfast and then a 40 minute presentation on turtles and conservation efforts in the British Virgin Islands. We learned about how to catch and tag turtles as well. We the took a taxi with Glen to the boat and set off to a bay that was known for sea grass. We searched...

Blog Day 3

Today started off with a 8:00 breakfast. I had cereal and then got ready for the day. We prepared for a two tank dive and set out  on the boat. Due to currents, we moved from our original site to a spot called "Chimney." It was fun and we conducted a research dive while under there. My camera was...

Blog Day Two

Today we started off the day by breakfast at our cabin. I woke up early, so I spent an hour or two on the hammock relaxing. Breakfast was good, and we then packed up our gear and were ready for Glen at 8:15. After a 20 minute ride, we arrived at our first dive site located near Ginger's Backside....

Blog Day One

Today was the first day on the island Virgin Gorda. We woke up early to eat breakfast which consisted of cereal eggs and milk. Afterwards, we headed on the boat 'Sea Monkey.' After a 20 minute ride, we arrived at the first dive site, Bronco Billy. We then received a 10 minute briefing in which the dive master explained...