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Seal Sanctuary Volunteering Day 5

Posted on May 10, 2012 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Hi everyone,

I have been incredibly busy with volunteering and college work at the same time, I work Thursday - Monday and am at college on Tuesday (hand-in day) and Wednesday. However, I have taken some notes and videos of my time at Gweek Seal Sanctuary so far so I can type it up and blog it soon. I now only have four days left of my three weeks there. I don't want to leave, it's gone fast and I've done some things I thought I would never ever get ...

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Whale Watching Cruise Blog 3

Posted on August 17, 2011 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (1)

August 4th

The alarm went at the same time, but we both fell asleep again and got up at 7! Rushing around we ran up to the top deck, only to find ourselves surrounded by fog and alone... Going down to the breakfast buffet we found everyone else, quite wet. They had not seen anything, and then it rained so they came inside. Richard forced me to eat something - I was feeling se...

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Whale Watching Cruise Blog 2

Posted on August 16, 2011 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (1)

August 3rd

Our alarm went off at 4:45am and I got changed while Jess had a shower, then we tried to wake ourselves up and dressed very warm. We arrived on the observation deck just after the leader and two others at 5:45am. Within ten minutes we saw a pod of common dolphins jumping and swimming right under our ship! Totally worth getting up early for. They were beautiful, neither of us had...

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Whale Watching Cruise Blog 1

Posted on August 16, 2011 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (1)

August 2nd

My parents drove me to Portsmouth, where I met Jess and the two of us boarded the cruise ship which would be taking us to Santander in Spain. The waters that we would be going through are one of the richest in the world for whales and dolphins.

Going straight to our tiny cabin we folded my bed down from the ceiling and dumped down our bags - there was no room t...

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An Amazon Adventure!

Posted on July 20, 2011 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (3)


I sent off an application a few weeks ago to do four weeks volunteering on a river dolphin project on the Amazon River in 2012, and paid the deposit recently! I first spotted the project early this year and just saved it in my favourites as something I would love to do, could look back on for inspiration, but never really thought I would participate in. I talked to Ursie on Facebook, the friend...

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