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Patrick Keyes '19

Patrick Keyes '19
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Day 6.

We had to scrape a little bit of food this morning because we were eating the leftovers from all of the breakfasts throughout the week.  I had a nutritious honeybun, a nature valley bar, and a yogurt.  I say at the same spot as yesterday and enjoyed the view n and talked to Owen.  The goal of the day...

Day 5

Synopsis: We had breakfast at Robbie's and Charlie's casa this morning. I was pleasantly surprised to find that they had a pathway onto a balcony that you could see the ocean from. I ate breakfast up there and enjoyed the wonderful view. Skipping ahead to the boats, we loaded up the boats with two tanks and a...

Day 4

Synopsis:The plan for today was that the two groups would be split up by boats. While one group was turtle tagging at sea, the other group was doing hands on learning with invertebrates. Our group, the sea dragon, was assigned to turtle tagging in the morning, and then finding invertebrates in the afternoon. At 8:30 in...

Day 3

Synopsis: The day started as all. We ate our breakfast and loaded up the boats to head to sea. When we got to our first location, it did not take long to realize that the current would be to strong to dive there, so we picked up our gear and headed to George dog island. The water...

Blog day 2

Synopsis: We woke up exhausted from yesterday's dives, but we pushed through.  Our taxi driver glen drove us to the boats where we were put to work lifting the tanks into position and getting out gear ready.  Today we started our project dives. Our project is determining if there is a relationship between the percent of healthy staghorn coral to...

Full day 1

The day started as most, with the majority of the roommates waking to the alarm. Our breakfast was a "hearty" bowl of apple jacks, honeybuns, and a granola bar. We took our boat, the mighty sea dragon, our to our dive sites today. We went on two free dives today. On our first dive, we...