Category Archives: ZEP #13

Journey to Mactan

To learn more about the emerging market diving community of Korea, Jula and I traveled to Mactan, AKA the little Korea of the Philippines. The SCUBA School International (SSI) office for Region VII – central Visayas hosted us, offering to … Continue reading

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Blue-Ringed Octopus

Days off as a ZEP means more diving of course! I suppose you don’t usually dedicate eight weeks to marine conservation if you’re not obsessed with the ocean and underwater world. And yet, after four weeks of placement in Panglao, … Continue reading

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Panglao at Dusk

This first week and a half of Green Fins volunteer placement has flown by in a whirlwind of meetings, greetings, assessments, training, letdowns, and feel good moments. All in all, you know you’ve made the right life choices when you … Continue reading

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Gecko Song

The rhythmic rocking of the hammock lulls me to sleep as I contemplate these last two weeks. The gecko sings. It’s a song that is ever present at Marine Conservation Philippines, set atop a hill in Antulang, Negros Oriental far … Continue reading

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