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Jack Bandiera '19

Jack Bandiera '19
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Last day blues

Today is the last day, and I'm not really sure how I feel about that, I'm feeling happy, but also sad, let's recap the day and maybe it will allow me to feel my emotions better, so i woke up and everyone picked at the last remaining scraps of breakfast food, and by scraps it meant superfluous amounts of...

It’s time for mangroves, man

Today, I did the usual routine of waking up, pack my scuba gear into a bag, eating the most depressing and mediocre breakfast ever, and then we hopped in the taxi/bus/pickup truck thing to be driven to the marina, however this day was different, we weren't doing our typical dives where we explore reefs, we were going to explore...

Tonight I tell the tale of the Tiring turtle tagging

Today has been quite exhausting, and my body feels like it's caught on fire, but before I get to that part, let us recap the day together now shall we? This morning my cabin was chosen to make breakfast again, which was honestly pretty great, having to get up 30 minutes earlier to get first choice of food, and...

Nature is lit

I just got back from a night dive and man, that was spooky, but before that let's recap the dives, well to start off, we finished our data collection for our project, and after that our group decided to do some exploring in the chimney, to be met with tons of sergeant major and yellow striped grunt, then we...

Settling in….

Now that I'm finally feeling settled in, i feel much more comfortable diving, especially when diving with sharks, yes, you read that correctly, sharks, reef sharks more specifically, while we were diving, we were doing our experiment and BAM! 2 reef sharks began circling the dive site, and I kept my calm... for the most part, I remember at...

Hectic first days

Usually the first days of a trip are expected to be hectic and full of things to do, but I mean..... wow, these first two days have been extremely hectic, I woke up at 4:30, and went to the airport to eat a hearty breakfast of pretzel bites and coke, and then boarded a plane to be met with...