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Taking the road less traveled Spending a year in five continents to embrace my "inner turtle", to live simply, and to avoid being shark bait!

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Parting thoughts on Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE | Sunday, 27 May 2012 | Views [823]

My two main objectives for volunteering in Mozambique was to learn as much as possible about marine conservation and about this country.  I can easily spend another month here (humpback whale season starts in June!) but I am satisfied with everything ... Read more >

Tags: cleaning station, disney, finding nemo, manta ray, marine megafauna, parting thoughts, pixar, sea turtle, tofo, whale shark


Midterm Report

MOZAMBIQUE | Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | Views [1068]

African time may seem to crawl, but in the blink of an eye, my African journey is halfway over, and most volunteers who started with me have left. Good times really pass by quickly. The second half of April was a routine of alternating dives ... Read more >

Tags: barra, manta ray, mozambique, tofo, whale shark


Mother of All Ocean Safaris!!!

MOZAMBIQUE | Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | Views [594]

Perhaps there may be more exciting ocean safaris to come, but as of now, the one on 16th April is the one to remember! I haven't had much luck at ocean safaris (there were the whale shark and dolphins that others saw but not me, and the empty-... Read more >

Tags: giant manta, ocean safari, tofo, whale shark


What am I really volunteering for, you ask?

MOZAMBIQUE | Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | Views [596]

So what exactly is it that us volunteers are doing in Tofo?  I had a hard time articulating before, but now it's much clearer. Tofo may be small but its marine environment is second to none.  For marine biologists, this place is heaven ... Read more >

Tags: djibouti, eco ocean, gill racker, manta ray, marine megafauna foundation, seychelles, shark fin, tofo, whale shark


The Whale Shark that was there but not for Me

MOZAMBIQUE | Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | Views [316]

In addition to research dives, we go on ocean safaris, again with the Peri Peri dive shop; our objective is to look for whale sharks and take that perfect ID photo, so conservation and research groups like Marine Megafauna can identify ... Read more >

Tags: dolphin, mozambique, ocean safari, reef manta ray, tofo, whale shark



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