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Garrett Tarango – Blog Post 6

Even though this is blog 6 I am writing this on our travel back home. On our last full day the teachers held breakfast outside of their cabin. Instead of the routine of afterwards heading to the docks, we headed to the main school on the island. For our service project, we were tasked with remodeling part of the school...

Garrett Tarango – Blog Post 5

Today was the last day in the water. However, I have plenty to tell since we spent most of the day in it. This morning it was our cabin's turn to serve breakfast, so I woke up around 7:00 to set things up. Luckily, the breakfast went over pretty smoothly. At 8:30 we headed out to the docks for a long...

Garrett Tarango – Blog Post 4

Man, I can't believe that this trip is more than halfway over! It feels like I just arrived yesterday! After a typical breakfast, the day took a unique turn. Instead of heading straight to the dock. A lady with the turtle conservation group down here gave us a 45 minute presentation on the origins of turtles, how endangered they are,...

Garrett Tarango – Blog Post 3

Remember when I said that yesterday would be the most physically demanding day. I was wrong. The day started just as usual with an early 7:15 wake up and 8:00 breakfast. Next came two tank dives once again for our project. Today we visited Chimney and Bronco Island. Unfortunately for me, I was unable to located any sponges but I...

Garrett Tarango – Blog Post 2

Man, the counselors were not lying when they said that today would be the most physically demanding day! Luckily, because the day would be the toughest physically speaking, we were allowed to sleep in later. The day started for me at 7:10. I then got ready for the day by heading to breakfast served by the cabin Plum and afterwards...

Garrett Tarango – Blog Post 1

Hi, for all of you who do not know me my name is Garrett Tarango and I am currently a rising junior at Jesuit High school in Dallas Texas. If you are reading this, you probably already know that I am writing about my school trip to the British Virgin Islands. Despite this only being my full first day...