BVI: Session 2 - Luna Kahuna
Posted: Mon, Jul 24, 2017
Location: Taylor M.
This morning we woke up to see a few boat names changed due to some pranks. Then we sailed to West End with Pure Joy (aka “Ur Mom” as the new name states) followed behind. We spent our morning in the breakfast restaurant (D’ Best Cup) and around the shops. After we got back on board, we sailed for a while until we reached our dive site. During our deep dive, we came upon a wreck which looked really cool! We came up from the dive and went to go anchor. Once we arrived, everyone started diving, jumping, and flipping off the boat into the bright blue water. After we showered, we had another yummy Mexican night. Later tonight we will be reviewing our dive knowledge for an upcoming quiz tomorrow!
Posted: Sun, Jul 23, 2017
Today was pretty good but it was nothing compared to yesterday. If you want to hear about yesterday, read Alissa’s blog. Today we got to polish our research project (only people in the Dolphin program). After we wrote our research papers, we did a spring clean. Later we got to go to a beach. It seemed to be quite eroded but I found tons of skipping rocks. I am trying not to think about how little time we have left at camp… However, a little birdie told me we might prank another boat tonight… shh you didn’t hear it from me!
Posted: Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Week 2 ActionQuest BVI Video Update
Location: British Virgin Islands
It’s been another busy week in the BVIs for Team ActionQuest. Rescue Diver training and our Marine Bio course are in full force, most students are now certified scuba divers and many are working hard towards their IYT sailing certifications! Today over 200 members of Team AQ reached the summit of Mt. Sage, the highest point in the BVIs. We’re now well over half way through the trip and some of our students share what is important to them about their experience so far. #LifeActivated
The Longest Walk
Today we woke up earlier than usual to get ready for the 7 mile hike up Mt. Sage. The hike was not easy but it was totally worth it for the view and the new people we all met along the way. After the hike we had a few hours to hang out and eat in town. Later we went to Sandy Cay to have a sand castle competition between the boats. We got to explore and get to know each other at the same time. For dinner we are going to a BBQ and I can’t wait to talk to new people and have a blast. So far today was an amazing day. Our ship bonded together like a family, we are a family! I wouldn’t trade this summer for anything and I can’t wait to do it in years to come.
Posted: Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Turtle?… No Turtle
On this 14th day, we all woke up to a delicious meal of good ole’ oatmeal. This morning was difficult for all of us as we had been rained on and had dozed off late. The only event that motivated us was the research dive for the Dolphins and the fish ID dive for the Neptunes. The Dolphins were most looking forward to turtle tagging but before that, a watersports session was in order. Everybody had so much fun and before we knew it the session was over. Lunch was delicious quesadillas that we couldn’t wait to devour. The event that all of the Dolphins had waited for and for an hour the Dolphins, including me, searched for sea turtles… to no avail. Meanwhile, the Neptunes had enjoyed themselves by having a fun dive. The disappointed Dolphins soon rejoiced when the Neptunes came back from their dive We then motored to port and started to get dinner ready, Thai peanut chicken with brown rice, I can’t wait! Skipper Sasha signing off.