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Mahe and Curieuse

Fifty Shells of Grey

Fifty Shells of Grey

It was a late July afternoon. The temperature had not yet cooled, and its intensity raged on. The sun still hanged high in the sky, casting a warm exotic glow, the kind that makes the sensible seductive and the prudent pleasure-seeking. The morning had been spent...

GVI Cap Ternay living the dream

GVI Cap Ternay living the dream

Hi my name is Robert but everyone on camp calls me Rob, I’m from Bristol and I am on GVI Seychelles internship program for 3 months, this forms part of my dive master course. I am here doing my leadership course, learning to identify commercial fish and survey them....

GVI EFR Scenario and Seychelles Adventure

GVI EFR Scenario and Seychelles Adventure

It does get some use to but the experience of communal life here on Camp keeps up busy, the community program of snorkelling with disadvantage kids is an interesting feature of the program as I have had experience of doing social work back home. The EFR scenario was fun the highlight being spicy barbeque sauce used as blood by one of the staff which was so funny as it started to burn him. There is great satisfaction diving with mega faunas such as rays, sharks and turtles So we don’t feel so far away from home we had an Easter egg hunt competition organised for Easter, it was between the black team and red team and the black team won. Last, all the volunteers very much their time off base where we get to explore the Seychelles.

Island Life

Island Life

The GVI Curieuse base in the Seychelles is a curious magical microcosm. In there, you will meet precocious teenagers wise beyond their years, young adults with passion for science and environmental protection, professionals taking time out of their hectic schedules to...