Monday
Jan092017

New Year, New Adventures!

In order to give Christmas Eve a scientific touch, the presentations of the projects were held before dinner, after which we all enjoyed a tasty meal thanks to the amazing cooking skills of Rachel!

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Wednesday
Dec212016

The start of my adventure down to the South!

I had already chosen Tenerife as an ideal destination for me to develop my skills as a Marine Biologist when I was hired by Frontier to work as an Assistant Research Officer. I was then living in Santa Cruz, the capital located on the northeast of the Island.

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Wednesday
Dec212016

Holiday Madness

flickr | Secret TenerifeComing back to Tenerife after four days in cold, rainy England felt very similar to putting on a jumper straight after it’s come out of the dryer. At the airport, one step into the sunshine and everyone had already developed a sense of island-time.

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Monday
Dec052016

A Wonderful Experience - Elena

Monday, 28 November 2016. Today is the start of my last week in Tenerife, after enjoying 3 weeks on this volunteer project. So here are my thoughts on the project.

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Monday
Nov282016

Tastes of Tenerife

Ask anyone and they’ll say that local food is one of the great things about travelling. Whether it’s familiar western stuff, recognisable but altogether different African or South American food or altogether new and exciting Asian, it’s a global language that everyone looks to learn more of.

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Tuesday
Nov222016

Changing Season of Tenerife

It’s easy to think of Tenerife of this a year round tourist trap sitting at a cosy 25-30 degrees for people looking to get tans and ride jet skis. While that isn’t far off the mark in some ways, it does hit the seasonal changes just as hard as the rest of the world. Some of the changes are subtle and need to be looked for; some hit you over the head.

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Tuesday
Nov082016

A Month In Tenerife - Amrit Guron 

"The highlight of my trip has been a boat trip in my third week during the “storm”, the sky was quite literally black, the visibility was constantly changing, and we were surrounded by bottlenose dolphins near the fish farms in Los Cristianos!"

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Monday
Oct242016

A Visit To Cueva Del Viento - Wind Cave 

It was my last week of my 4 week stay at the project and I wanted to do something special for my last day off. While at the bus stop in Los Cristianos I saw an advert at the bus stop for Cueva Del Viento (Wind Cave), the picture caught my attention instantly.

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Wednesday
Oct192016

Making Adventure Happen 

Like lying on the beach tanning yourself all day, dreaming of adventure? Yes? Then don’t bother to read on! Happy to make adventure happen, love to see wildlife in their natural habitat and prepared to muck in? Then you should have been with me this week in Tenerife.

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Thursday
Oct132016

My First Week As Assistant Research Officer 

Rachel, our new Assistant Research Officer on the project has recently started and tells us about how she has been getting on in her first week

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