We’re screwed!

…As in, we used many screws today, hahaahaha. Today was a bitttt of a slow start after such an amazing long weekend here in Ponta Du Ouro. We had our full group of 20 volunteers working on the dormitories. A few got to take a trip to the local hardware store to pick up materials,…



Beach day!

Finally a relax day ~ The volunteers got the chance to sleep in till 9 AM today!!! After a hardy breakfast of eggs beans and bread, our whole group headed for the beach where we basked in the sunshine and blue skies all day long. We swam, beach combed for sea shells, played with the…



Gone fishin n dolphin swimmin

Today was jam packed full of exciting activities for the volunteers! Some went out on a deep sea fishing trip, while others did a dolphin swim. Both were such a blast! We got to swim up close and personal with two of the resident dolphins here in Ponta Du Ouro. After that incredible experience, we…



Speed demons!!!

Today we got a much needed break day. We slept in till 9AM!! WOOOHOO~~~!! We all then hopped on some ATV’s and went for a ride around town, stopping at a few different local restaurants along the way. Each of us got the chance to drive the quad, we had such a blast! After lunch,…



DOLFINCKEY

 So today we awoke at six am, bright eyed and bushy tailed, for our first dolphin dive experience in Mozambique! Once we arrived at Dolphin Encounters we were fitted for our flippers, given a debriefing on safety and technique, and told how to interact with the dolphins. We then drove down to the beach, pushed…



It’s all comin up roses!

Work Work Work Work Work, thats what we did all day long! We split the group in two today since there were less jobs, and fewer tools available. One group spent the morning checking out the markets and enjoying the beach, while the other group mixed heaps of cement to build up two rows of…



Diggin up them holes

Straight to work at the school grounds this morning! We arrived at the worksite at around 8 AM, and worked our butts off all the live long day till 5 o’clock this evening. We started by measuring off the area where we would be building. Then we spent a good position of the day digging…



We’re here!!!! Mozambique get ready for us!

Hey everyone! I’m Danielle, and I’ll be the Team Leader for our Mozambique program this season!!! I’m from Vancouver Canada and have been with ROV for the last 3 years now. This job has taken me all over the world, but finally I’m here in Mozambique!!! The one place I haven’t been to yet, and…



Good Vibes Tribe

Tuesday 22nd December Today was the workday we had all been dreading…cleaning up the mess left in the toilets at the school. The toilet buildings were built by previous ROV groups but we were improving them by fixing the water system and installing taps and replacing the toilet seats. However, the bathroom buildings and the…



Work hard play hard

Sunday 20th December Sean took us on a nature walk this morning, and we saw the fence between South Africa and Mozambique. He also gave us a bit of a history lesson on the war that had occurred in that area, which was apparently infested with landmines – so we were not allowed to wander…