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Australia Blog - Day 27 (Volunteering)

Posted on August 2, 2010 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Day Twenty Seven – July 31th

Volunteering Day 5

Ursie’s last day! :( She helped me in the fish room and I met her mum, who is really nice and sweet, and her mum’s partner. For the first feed Kim, Ursie and I went in, but Piccolo didn’t show up - she is Ursie’s favourite....

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Australia Blog - Day 26 (Volunteering)

Posted on August 1, 2010 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (2)

Day Twenty Six – July 30th

Volunteering Day 4

This will be a short blog guys, sorry but I guess we didn’t do that much today. First of all though, another thing we do every day at work… pelican person! That sounds strange… Basically the pelicans know when it’s feeding time for the dolphins and for them that means fish! They all waddle...

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Australia Blog - Day 25 (Volunteering)

Posted on July 31, 2010 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (2)

Day Twenty Five – July 29th

Volunteering Day 3

Got up at 6:30am, getting into a routine now, and was at the fish room/office by 7:25. We weighed fish and did all the usual bits and bobs. Nearly every hour we put a film on in a little theatrette we have here, all are about the bay or marine life. About five minutes before each one someone has to go on the PA ...

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Australia Blog - Day 24 (Volunteering)

Posted on July 30, 2010 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Day Twenty Four – July 28th

Volunteering Day 2

I couldn’t wait to get to work, that may sound kind of strange but it’s true. Kim and I were the first there again and she unlocked the rooms while I turned the computer on to print out today’s weather and also wrote down the number to boats in the sea (this is to see if the number of boats eff...

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Australia Blog - Day 23 (Volunteering)

Posted on July 28, 2010 at 11:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Day Twenty Three – July 27th

Volunteering Day 1

We had a breakfast of pancakes and bacon and were the first ones to arrive. Kim unlocked the display room and theatrette while I printed out today’s weather. Carly and Ursie came not long later and Carly helped Kim sweep while Ursie and I started weighing fish. There are actually a lot of things that we d...

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Australia Blog - Day 22

Posted on July 27, 2010 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (1)

Day Twenty Two – July 26th

Today we got up early so that we got to see the dolphins, we were a little late – they had already started – when we got there at about 8am. There were two dolphins there but to be honest I couldn’t see much because I was at the back, there was over 200 people. Although when I saw them they were so pretty! After a talk about the dolphins some volunteers came ou...

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Australia Blog - Day 21

Posted on July 27, 2010 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (1)

Day Twenty One - 25th July

This will be a pretty short blog I believe, seeming as all we did was drive from Coral Bay to Monkey Mia.

The awning was easier to get down than up and we got away at quarter past nine - about an hour earlier than Kim thought we would leave. From there we were on the road again! We passed some massive termite mounds (photo below) and lots of f...

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Australia Blog - Day 20

Posted on July 26, 2010 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (1)

Day Twenty - July 24th

I didn’t sleep very well even though I was really tired; I guess I was worrying about today.  I was really scared about scuba diving… as in ‘I didn’t want to do it’ scared. I don’t know what I was scared of, but some people are scared of rollercoaster’s and I guess I was just really scared of diving in the sea. Okay, it wasn’t actually ...

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