Resource Management in Fiji

Day 10

July 15, 2019

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Resource Management in Fiji,

Not Your Traditional Clasroom Discussion  By: Grace V. I love this learning environment because we can express our opinions in an accepting and thoughtful environment, all the while feeling the ocean breeze. We were able to see the ocean as…

Day 9

July 14, 2019

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Resource Management in Fiji,

Turtle Tagging  Hawksbill turtles are common around Leleuvia, but green turtles are much more rare. Early in the afternoon, three hawksbill turtles were retrieved from the sea and brought to the dive shop. From there measurements of the shells of…

Day 6

July 13, 2019

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Resource Management in Fiji,

Pani and House Band (Sigiriji) By Tessa B and Isabelle J After lunch, all classes gathered together on the beach. Sam introduced the group to a new trading Fijian game, Pani. Essentially, there were two teams, offensive and defensive. First,…

Day 8

July 13, 2019

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Resource Management in Fiji,

Hikes  By Olivia S. and Olivia M. After breakfast at Leleuvia we took the boats to another island to visit the village of Loivonu. We had to walk through the water to get to the shore where we took a…

Day 7

July 13, 2019

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Resource Management in Fiji,

Capture the Flag By Grace One of the most amazing experiences of the trip this far was playing capture the flag. It was so cool because we had the whole island to ourselves and so many places to hide the…

Day 4: Welcome Ceremony

July 11, 2019

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Resource Management in Fiji,

By: Theo After our arrival and a nights rest, we began our first full day at the island with a Fijian welcome ceremony. We learned how to put on a sulu, a traditional Fijian clothing similar to a skirt. We…

Day 3: Leleuvia

July 9, 2019

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Boat Ride to Leleuvia  By Taran and Sara  As we approached the island we were giddy to see the palm trees and clear water. We saw fish in the water and clouds in the sky as the water brushed upon…

Day 2: Lautoka Market and Vuda Marina

July 8, 2019

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Resource Management in Fiji,

Lautoka Market  By Julia B and Grace V Today we travelled into the town of Lautoka. We observed many natural resources on the bus ride, including sugar cane and mining sites. The market consists of many vendors selling everything from…

Day 1 – Garden of Sleeping Giant & Mud Pools

July 7, 2019

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Resource Management in Fiji, Travel Blog,

Garden of Sleeping Giant By: Sydney and Zoë When we first arrived we broke off into small groups where we got a guided tour with detailed description of the different types of plants such as the dancing ballerina’s and then…

Advice from the Experts

June 27, 2019

Filed Under: Biology in Fiji - Grade 11, Resource Management in Fiji, Travel Blog,

The students from our 2018 Fiji program had such a life-changing experience that they compiled a list of tips for future EduTravel students. See below for some of their advice to our new round of EduTravellers! Bring clothes you won’t…