Waking up at 6:30am to the sounds of cockerels calling, walking in the misty morning air to the village and being greeted by the three most gorgeous horses was the make up of my four weeks volunteering in Belize, and I loved it. I experienced the kindest hospitality by the locals and expats and felt part of a family that I didn't want to leave. I also managed to get some great architectural experience which was a lucky bonus, and for me, this workaway ended up being the perfect way to spend a month.
Letter 139 Walking the sandy beaches of the Greek coastline at sunrise protecting nests, watching the hatchlings meander their way to the sea and raising awareness of the dangers to sea turtles to locals and tourists is a rewarding, fun and relaxing way to spend a few weeks of your summer. ARCHELON NEEDS VOLUNTEERS In … Continue reading VOLUNTEERING FOR A SEA TURTLE PROTECTION CHARITY (and having a ball doing it)
Letter 8 As you may know from previous posts, I spent 6 weeks volunteering last summer (2015). I did this with the charity Archelon on their project in Koroni. It was the best experience, and I could not recommend it enough to anyone who wants to travel and become part of a really worthwhile project for even … Continue reading I volunteered for sea turtles: all the info
Letter 4 Do you know what I find so wonderful about travel? Falling in love. You're hopping between different situations where falling in love happens so quickly and easily and you can't help it. I'm not an emotional person, but I have seen landscapes, heard words and had experiences which have bought tears to my … Continue reading I fell in love
Letter 2 Before I start officially blogging about this years travels, I want to tell you about what I did last year! I had always wanted to travel - it's in my genes. I even planned multiple gap years from about the age of 13. I guess you could say I'm kind of obsessed. But … Continue reading I found turtle tracks