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Category Archives: Puerto Galera
It’s hard to believe it has been seven months already since I left Puerto Galera at the end of my Zoox Experience Programme – with lovely memories and a renewed sense of direction. The nine weeks working and living the … Continue reading
Since my last blog post an incredible three weeks ago, my time has been successfully spent juggling the development of my personal project and my responsibilities as a Green Fins coordinator. This has resulted in a great many commutes to … Continue reading
…And there is a good (?) reason. Week 8 of the ZEP is just around the corner, and we’ve all been so busy juggling Green Fins coordination work and personal conservation projects. In between chasing up dive centre managers to … Continue reading
The last two weeks have been so fun packed and busy I don’t even know where to start this post. I have been very strict with myself in keeping a diary whilst here, something I have never had much success … Continue reading
There are a few things a Western city dweller needs to get used to when living in a small barangay (= village) in the Philippines. Saying hello and good morning to every single person you see on the street would … Continue reading
On Saturday I was really excited about doing the Green Fins assessment and dive with the first of ‘my’ dive centres but fate apparently had other ideas! We got on the tricycle to Puerto Galera as normal and I finally … Continue reading
So it is week four of the 10th ZEP and just over 11 months since I left the UK. Amongst others of course, a big moment for me came on October 9. It was the day I had originally booked … Continue reading
Before I decided to apply for the ZEP, I had learned a bit about Green Fins from my previous visit to The Philippines and from some online homework. But here I am, and in the next few months I will … Continue reading
Week 2 down, 2nd blog post, and cliché to say but I cannot believe how quickly time passes, but at the same time how settled I feel here in the Philippines and enjoying the new way of life. There is … Continue reading