Journal Entry: Billy Schmidt - Germany - 2012-09-19

What was your personal highlight of the day/week?

Seeing Humpback whales and dolphins next to the boat.

Swimming with a whale shark twice and seeing lots of turtles, morays, groupers, colorful corals and many others.

What interesting fact did you learn today/this week?

We learned a lot of facts about the marine ecosystem and its different species. We also get to know many skills about diving including boat diving, bouyancy control, navigation and deep diving. Photography is also a part of the project.

What was your favourite species that you saw today/this week?

My favourite species that I saw this week was the whale shark.

How does South Africa differ from your home country?

South Africa differs from my home country Germany in temperature, animals/plants and people. The people are more friendly than in Germany. There are also more poor people. They are living directly next to rich people. The contrast of poor and rich here is bigger.

Are you enjoying your camp accommodation?

Yes, I don't miss anything.



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