Category Archives: Mactan

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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The ZEP gave me exactly what I wanted…and more.

It has been 3 months since I left the Philippines, and having since worked voluntarily for another marine conservation organization, I decided it was finally time to write my first blog entry! I enrolled in the ZEP in October 2011; … Continue reading

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Mactan Mayhem

Mactan Island is a small island just off the coast of Cebu, and joined by two bridges to the second largest city in Philippines, Cebu City. This was to be the target of Green Fins attention for Phil and I … Continue reading

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Autumn 2011 ZEP – training done and placements start …

Four weeks into the current Zoox Experience Progamme and I’m finding it hard to summarise my thoughts as we have really done so much … a lot of chatting and learning, a huge amount of exploring and travelling and much … Continue reading

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