Month: July 2017

Don’t Cry Because It’s Over, Smile Because It Happened :) <3

An emotional day for us all as our last official day together (I’m not crying YOU ARE!) This is an emotional day for many different reasons. We’re all soon dispersing to our different corners of the globe, it’s the last Marine Conservation program for this season coming to a close, It’s TL Claire’s last group…



Bitter sweet symphony of leaving the island

Unfortunately for some volunteers however, fortunate for those parents and friends missing their loved ones.. we left the island safe and sound. We made the hike to Phenom Penh and arrived quite late due to a few food stops and our bus not finding us. however, we had a great time because the bus was…



Fun diving and laying the last brick

Today we split the groups so one group in the morning got head to secret reef and enjoy a fund dive and snorkeling while the others laid two rounds of cement and bricks up the water catchment. The weather was perfect and we all had a last hard and enjoyable blast up at the catchment….



Brick By Brick & Pod By Pod

Another amazing day here on the island! We began today with the beautiful sound of rainfall on our bungalows and were treated to a hearty pancake breakfast. Today was pod deployment day! Our volunteers went group by group to deploy their individual coral pods to contribute to our marine conservation efforts. It was such an…



Stacking those bricks high & blue dives

Today we are both proud and happy to say we have a new bunch of certified open water and advanced PADI divers. Everyone has worked soo hard and had soo many laughs completing their courses and deserve the title to call themselves certified AND experienced divers. On the land everyone had such a ball mixing…



Jungle Trekking day!

Firstly, my apologies for the late post, our generator has been playing up and that makes charging our phones to post blogs quite impossible some days. However, I hope these great photos of today and yesterday make up for it! Credits to Chantelle for being such a great photographer of the project. This morning we…



Saturday Cruise And Beach Party

Good Morning Family and Friends! Yesterday our beautiful volunteers were rewarded with a well deserved break for all their hard work on the land projects and diving. We were allowed a leisurely sleep in, had a big hearty breakfast and then all piled into a boat for our weekend Boat Cruise and Beach Party! The…



Drift diving, open water training dive 3 and land projects

Another beautiful day here on the island. Today we began in some slightly choppy conditions heading over on the boat to coconut beach for our open water students to begin dive 3 of their PADI course. The weather fined up and we reached a maximum depth of 12M and completing CESA, safety stop and DSMB…



Deep diving, open water dive 2 and water catchment

This morning we had been given amazing weather with clear waters to commence our deep dive in. The advanced divers made it to 22M deep completing number 3 of their advanced adventure dives. Ian especially loved the dive after being apprehensive in the beginning he has found himself a new love for the ocean wanting…



Sand Haulin’ + Dive Skillzin’

Hi beautiful family and friends! Third day in and we’re making huge progress both on our land project and scuba diving skills. We began the morning with strong black coffee and delicious breakfast! Advanced divers went out first, working on their navigational skills. The other group worked hard on our water catchment, hauling tons of…



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