Saffa Shark love; Great Whites in Gansbaai

When I first saw the Great White Shark Conservation advert in the STA brochure I thought I'd be spending a week living on a research boat with marine biologists. I'm not sure why I thought this, but the ambiguous description also meant the other volunteers also no idea what to expect from the program either. …

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COASTER RICA BABY Cahuita)

After getting a wee bit stroppy (me? Never?!) that we didn’t leave Bocas early enough to cross the border and catch the boat to Tortugera we decided to stop off in Cahuita. WHAT A BLESSING!! A beach/surfy Creole town with a population of about 900 people. We stayed in a beachside hostel complete with hammocks and …

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