Blog posts for Bahamas archive

Bahamas 2016 ready for launch!

We have arrived at Cape Eleuthera, a quiet end of a long skinny westerly island in the Bahamas, off the coast of Florida, USA. Tomorrow, 26 of our undergraduate students from the University of Exeter’s Penryn campus arrive at Rock Sound airport, a simple sun bleached hut next to a crumbling tarmac strip amongst the…

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lh225    January 2nd, 2016    Bahamas archive

Countdown begins to two weeks of fishy fun…

In less than one week’s time myself and 26 other eager students will be travelling thousands of miles across the globe to reach our destination: The Bahamas. We have all been buzzing with excitement over the Christmas period and very soon we will be splashing about in the sea having all sorts of fun (with maybe…

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eew204    December 28th, 2015    Bahamas archive

Sun, Sea and Suspicious Sharks

When travelling to the Bahamas on Field Course fortnight, I had one main aim, to get up close and personal with what some would argue is the world’s deadliest fish (which my mother strongly disapproved of!). The Great White Shark might come to mind, and those that travelled to South Africa were fortunate enough to…

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wjh205    January 25th, 2015    Bahamas archive   

Snorkelling begins

Great first few days in the Bahamas. Seen lots of awesome fish and corals snorkelling in the mornings and experienced both seagrass and mangrove ecosystems. Also had a go at catching some green turtles. It was amazing how fast they can actually swim and we were left defeated. During our geocaching tour, we spotted both…

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ec270    January 9th, 2015    Bahamas archive

Leaving on a Jet Plane

Aruba, Jamaica, Ooooh I want to take ya Bermuda, Bahamas, come on pretty mama! Key Largo, Montego, baby why don’t we go? Well for 28 students from the University of Exeter the wait is almost over! With some of us starting our journeys across the Atlantic at 9:45 tomorrow morning the excitement has well and…

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wjh205    December 31st, 2014    Bahamas archive