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Luke Austin- Day 7: The Closing Chapter

It's the final day of diving in Grand Cayman and Luke Austin and his roommates make sure to take advantage of the day by waking up five minutes late and getting to breakfast last. After a rushed breakfast of toast, eggs, and sausage, the whole marine biology group piles into the Twin Sister for the last time and heads...

Luke Austin- Day 7: The Closing Chapter

It's the final day of diving in Grand Cayman and Luke Austin and his room make sure to take advantage of the day by waking up five minutes late and getting to breakfast last. After a rushed breakfast of toast, eggs, and sausage, the whole marine biology group piles into the Twin Sister for the last time and heads...

Luke Austin- Day 6: Two Boat Wrecks, One Diver

Jesuit Marine Biology awakes at 7:00 A.M. to the beautiful morning in the Caribbean. We ate a delicious breakfast of sausage and eggs then promptly left at 7:30 A.M. for the docks where the trusty boat Twin Sister was moored and our dive masters and captains Bernie and Curtis were waiting to take us diving. We boarded then prepared...

Luke Austin- Day 5: A Day Trip to Stingray City (and Two Other Dive...

In a stunning change of pace, the Jesuit Marine Biology Class wakes up at 7:00 A.M. ready to go and lively as ever (Just kidding, everyone slowly ate breakfast, sleepy from the dives earlier in the week). After breakfast, we climbed aboard the good old Twin Sister and made the half hour boat ride to our first dive site,...

Luke Austin- Day 4: Fish, Turtles and Birds, Oh My!

It's 7:00 A.M. and the Marine Biology gang wakes up to a thunderstorm and rain. Too sleepy to care they all wander to the the breakfast table to enjoy eggs and French toast. After breakfast, we made our way to the docked boats and we were off to our dive sites Big Dipper and Chain Reef. On Big Dipper,...

Luke Austin- Day 3: Tunnels and Arches

It's 7:00 A.M. and the whole group shambles to the breakfast table. Tired and spent from the dives the day before, we slowly ate breakfast and woke up. Later, we climbed aboard our trusty vessel, the Twin Sister, with Curtis and Bernie, our dive masters. Our first dive site was Big Tunnel. Our dive master, Bernie, led us down...

Luke Austin- Day 2: First Day of Scuba

It's 6:30 am and the marine biology program eats breakfast while watching the sun rise. At 7:30, the whole group climbs aboard our dive boat, the Twin Sister, and we were off to our dive sites, Rainbow Reef and School House. Our drive masters, Curtis and Bernie, briefed us on our first dive site, School House, where our max...

Luke Austin- Day 1: The Arrival

Gearing up for an early flight, I groggily threw my suitcase and backpack into the car and we were off to the airport at 3:30 A.M. I met the rest of the class at the airport and we were off. After a long trip through security we made it to our gate and took off to Florida. After a...

Hawaii Day 6: Beach Restoration and Pololu Vally Hike

Today we started the day with wonderful breakfast tacos and quickly made our way to the vans and went to the beach. At the beach, we cleaned up trash. This trash can harm the ecosystem because animals think that the plastic is food and it can ensnare the animals. While cleaning, we were fortunate to see a sea turtle...