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Scuba Certified & Island Goodbyes

They did it!!!! This past Monday every volunteer earned their well deserved scuba certification! Most of the volunteers were earning there first open water, while a few others upgraded to advanced and even rescue certifications. All of this couldn’t have been possible without the dedication and hard work from each and every one of them,…



It’s the freaking weekend!

Hello everyone:) The weekend is here, and that means it’s time for the volunteers to get the rest that is well deserved! On Friday we had half day of scuba diving and the rest to chill on coconut beach! After all the volunteers were finished with their dives, we all got together for some friendly…



Getting our hands dirty!!

Hey hey fam and friends! It’s Madison here with an update from the past few days! Wednesday we began the construction part of our marine conservation project. These volunteers are quite lucky, there work site is on a white sandy beach with aqua blue oceans, and palm trees everywhere. Pretty jealous right??;) Here, they began…



Travel Day to PARADISE & Scuba Preparation!

Hello family and friends! Unfortunately my data hasn’t been the strongest out here, so I do apologize for the late blog post! The service comes and goes here, so if a post is late just keep in mind that it will be coming eventually:) Sorry for this inconvenience! After many hours of traveling in vans,…



Arrival Day is FINALLY Here!!!

Hello to all:) On November 19th, 2017 one Canadian, one New Zealander, one Brit, two Americans, and a whopping NINE Australians finally made it to the beautiful land of Cambodia!!! Luckily, this entire group of volunteers flights all arrived to Phnom Penh by mid-day! This was great because it gave the group extra time to…



Introducing……Team Leader MADISON!

Hey Everyone! Coming at you live from Cambodia is your new energetic and free spirited Team Leader, Madison! I am so grateful to have the¬†opportunity to be a part of such a beautifully inspiring organization that surrounds me with courageous people who share the same passion to make a difference in this world, like all…



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…



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