Blog posts for Bahamas archive

The Wildlife of Nakuru

On Saturday night we raised the roofs of our safari vans for the first time! We explored Nakuru National Park with our eyes glued to our binoculars, and we were treated to the sight of a wide variety of wildlife both mammalian and avian. We passed herds of animals with which we are becoming quite…

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cg336    January 18th, 2016    Bahamas archive


Last few days in paradise

Sadly all good things must come to an end and our time at The Island School was no exception. For our group (myself, Rebakah, Kelle and Laura) our final three days were spent investigating the distribution of sea urchins around Cape Eleuthera.  We ventured to sites every 500m around the Cape and snorkelled out to…

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vrb203    January 17th, 2016    Bahamas archive


We’re not going home…not really.

So the Bahamas field course 2016 has come to an end, but that doesn’t mean I’ll leave without posting one last blog about the last few memorable days of the trip (and the emotional goodbyes). After our action-packed days which focused on lionfish, sharks and rays our project groups were all put to work on…

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eew204    January 16th, 2016    Bahamas archive


Sharkbait! (Hoohaha)

At the start of this week we were lucky enough to experience three non-stop days with each focusing on lionfish, rays, and the mighty sharks we’d all been waiting for. I was reunited with team coral again and couldn’t wait to get tucked into the days we had planned. The weather was on our side…

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eew204    January 16th, 2016    Bahamas archive


This could be paradise…

The past couple of days have felt like living in our own little world of thunder and lots and lots of rain. The weather took a turn for the worst last week which meant scrambling to dinner pretty much involved needing our fins and snorkel. Because of this it sadly meant our activities had to…

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eew204    January 12th, 2016    Bahamas archive