Month: June 2015

Last Day on the island!

A bittersweet way to start the day for sure. We had to say good bye to our new friends on the island, and depart on a full day of boat, bus and Tuk Tuk travel back to Phenom Penh. We met an adorable puppy at the bus stop along the way, and finally arrived to…



Happy Birthday Amanda!!!

Charging electronics on an island that only has electricity powers by a generator for 3 hours at night is proving to be pretty difficult! Sorry for not posting as many photos I this one! The day began with a thunder and lightening storm, one group headed to the boat to dive, while the other began…



Teaching English

A morning is never complete without a little garbage clean up! We began our day in three groups, one group diving to plant the reef pods, one group working on a cement pillar up at the water catchment, and one group cleaning up the trash around the volleyball court behind the guest house. Half way…



Cement, Cement and more Cement!!

Today our volunteers worked non stop between group dives. There was loads of different projects being worked on, from burning the mound of trash in the incinerator, to a ton of cement mixing and brick laying! We started the morning off by lugging the dried and completed first batch of cement weights over to the…



Sunday Daze

Our last day off was spent hiking to a practically empty beach! We departed again at 9:00 AM and got to the beach about an hour later. There was a restaurant there and an awesome water trampoline that that we were able to rent. It was pretty difficult to get to the top, so after…



Happy Birthday!

9:00 AM we all boarded the boat for a treacherous ride amongst the stormy sea to the other side of Koh Rong Island – the tourist side of the island. After a bumpy and wet 40 minute ride, we got off the boat to some dryer weather and spent our Saturday drinking smoothies and shopping!!!!…



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