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Luke Songy '19

Luke Songy '19
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Day 5

Today we had the usual breakfast, but this time it was served by Alamander. We then headed down to Yacht Harbor once again to begin the day's proceedings. We got our gear and the excitement for the day was already on our and our instructors faces. The first dive site was the Kodak Quee. This oil tanker was in...

Humidity, Roosters, and Broken Coral(Day 1)

Though the title suggests that today was seemingly bad or simply uncomfortable, it was one of the most breathtaking(literally) experiences of my life. It all started with the morning screeching of the resort roosters outside of our swamp of a cabin. Cramming 3 teenage boys into a tight room with only 2 box fans and 99% humidity isn't an...

Day 4

Today, once again, started with the usual cereal and juice, but at least they had apples this time. However, as bland as the breakfast has seemingly become, today was the most exciting day yet. Today we started out the day with hearing from a British virgin island sea turtle expert. We learned about sea turtle conservation and what types...

Day 3

Today started off with the usual cereal, juice, and granola bars. An otherwise, exciting breakfast. We then proceeded down to the marina for the final two dives of our project. We first dived at the dive sight known as the Chimney. Discovered by Jacque Cousteau, this dive sight consisted of massive coral heads, many an anchor scar, and a...

Day 2

2Today was all about business. We started off the day with my cabin serving breakfast. It was once again: cereal, honey buns, guava juice, granola bars, and strawberry newtons. It was all served by my cabin which means it was the best breakfast ever. We then proceeded to go down to the marina and meet with our diving instructors...

Day 1

This morning I ate scrambled eggs, mixed berry Greek yogurt and and drank lots of water to properly prepare for the day. After breakfast we gathered our BCDs, tanks and regulators and were assigned our boats; mine was the Sea Dragon. I set up my gear and became acquainted with my Hungarian dive master, Zoltan. We set out to...