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Ben Levis '21

Ben Levis '21
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Day 7

Today, our last day of Cayman, began like all of the other days of the week with a 6:30 alarm before heading to breakfast at 7. After breakfast, we headed out to our last two dives of the trip. During these last couple of dives, I tried not to expect much, instead I tried to let whatever happened happen...

Day 6

Today started similar to the other days of the week with me waking up to an alarm at 6:30 before heading to breakfast at 7. After a fairly small breakfast of cereal, we were bussed to the second dock on a different part of the island where weather conditioned were deemed better. Once we entered on the boat, we...

Day 5

Today started similar to the other days previously this week, however, today I found it extra tempting to fall back asleep and skip the morning dives. Despite the temptation, I dragged myself to breakfast at 7 and then departed for the two morning dives. The weather this morning was relatively calm and that brought with it a very nice...

Day 4

The beginning of my day today was pretty similar to yesterday as I started the day off today at 6:30 A.M. before heading to breakfast at 7. After breakfast, my classmates and I headed out to our morning dives. However, because of heavy rain and thunderstorms, we were bussed to the other side of the island to do so....

Day 3

I started the day off today at 6:30 A.M. before heading to breakfast at 7. Once I finished breakfast, my classmates and I headed out to our first of two morning dives at what is called "Big Tunnel Reef". During that dive, my partner Alex and I encountered many different marine creatures including fish, sea worms, and lobsters. Of...

Day 2

Today I started the day by waking up at 6:00 A.M. and although it was early, it was much better than what I had to do the previous morning. After waking up and eating breakfast, my classmates and I were introduced to our divemasters for the week and we were given a general introduction about diving here in Grand...

Day 1

After a long day of traveling which began at 2:30 A.M., my classmates, teachers, and I arrived at Owen Roberts International Airport in Grand Cayman and we were greeted with music, as well as sunny tropical weather. Of all the highlights of the day such as the drive to the hotel which helped me familiarize myself with other students...