Hey guys! Costa Rica has treated us very well for our first week. Jakera has been a great place for us to stay and we’re really liking the food. There’s still a couple of things that we are getting use to. Such as the rainy days, the dreaded walk from our hostels to town, how… Read More


Hola   Now that we have left Playa Girón and are in Trinidad, there is now some internet, so i can update you on the groups progress.    In Playa Girón we started our volunteering; marine conservation, building a baseball field and catching the predatory lion fish which were introduced into the area by human… Read More


Hello, The Kruger park is bigger than Wales and contains an estimated count of only 120 cheetah’s who are often illusive due to their spotted fur and constant movement. Therefore the idea of seeing just one would be a strike of luck but seeing three now that’s just crazy… I mentioned in the last post… Read More


From aardvarks to herds of 66 springbok, cold showers to Fred’s cooking, the first week at Oana has been a blast. Our mission for the three weeks is to try to capture the enigmatic leopard: so far we have set up 14 camera traps, James has butchered a donkey (its halves affectionately known as Denis… Read More


Mbola tsara from beautiful Madagascar! It’s been a very busy and fun week for everyone so far I think and with just 2 and a bit weeks left everyone is eager to enjoy every second we have left in this spectacular country. In teaching, Alex, Abbie, Maddie and I passed our first Malagasy test while… Read More


After making so many friends in the jungle camp we were sad to leave. However as soon as we got to the seaside we got over this as we saw how beautiful the new place we’d be staying was! Our longhouse was on the beach and we were just a stone’s throw away from sand,… Read More


Arriving at camp, a little later than planned, we were surprised at how nice the tents were and after a quick dinner and a tour of camp we went to sleep. Over the next couple of days we set up camera traps in different areas of the farm to try and catch some footage of… Read More


So today is my last and final week. Though a few of the leaps have chosen to extend I sadly have to return home. Not without a few more exciting and funny stories to tell before the week is out. For example we had yet another visit from the elephants however this time they broke… Read More


So since I lasted posted, we’ve been moving around quite a lot. We had one day in Kuching to restock what we used up in Mentu or what realised we should have brought with is from home. It was great to have a day to ourselves to browse around the shops but probably the favourite… Read More


Can’t believe that we will be back home soon. We’re all really excited to be going back home, although in some respects I don’t understand why as we’re going to freeze. So if anyone reading this is picking up one of our troublesome lot please make sure your car is nice and toasty for us… Read More