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Shopping in Sulus

July 12, 2017

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

To begin the day, we went up to the classroom and started a new unit in biology. We had a nice view while we were working, since the classroom is on top of a hill overlooking the ocean. Today we…

Mud pools and Sleeping Giants

July 12, 2017

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

Today, I woke up at 6 o’clock to see the sunrise over the ocean from the top of the resort with a few of the other students. The excursions we went on today were: the Garden of the Sleeping Giant…

Our First Day In Fiji!

July 11, 2017

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

Our first day in Fiji started when we landed at 6:00 AM Fijian time. After a 16 hour plane ride we were pretty excited to get off the plane! We quickly went through Fiji Airlines security before boarding our coach…

History and Snorkeling

July 25, 2016

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

July 23rd started with a yummy breakfast and then we were off to Levuka to visit the UNESCO heritage site in the old capital in Fiji. Seven of us went to the town, while the rest of the group went…

Awesome day in Fiji once again!

July 22, 2016

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

This morning, I was awoken by the Fijian fruit bats, but luckily I was up early enough to experience the incredible morning sunrise. For breakfast, we had pancakes with butter and jam, along with cereal and orange juice. By 9…

The hotel staff noticed something in the ocean

July 18, 2016

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

Today started as a regular day in Fiji until one of the hotel staff noticed something in the ocean. He quickly got all of the grade 11s onto the beach and into the boats. There were 3 humpback whales swimming…

Closer as a group

July 18, 2016

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

Our 7th day in Fiji didn’t go the way that we had planned, but we still had a really great time.                    We started our day with breakfast and then class. We worked on our final project and studied for…

First opportunity to swim in the Fijian ocean

July 18, 2016

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

Today was our first real relaxing day; the first was our first day when we were jetlagged. We started off our morning with a delicious breakfast and then started our class with our 4th unit test. The classroom today was…

Fun Times in Fiji

July 16, 2016

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

To start off the day, we all woke up and ate breakfast and then got ready for class. After class, everyone got ready to board the bus and take off to the Fiji museum of natural history. There we learned…

Ropeswing Rainforest

July 15, 2016

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Simcoe County District School Board, Travel Blog,

Day 12 (July 15th) was a wild ride. We woke up for a delicious breakfast, bright and early. Class started at 9am; it was a productive work period until noon. Lunch was, of course, on Fiji time, but the beautiful…

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