Monthly Archives: 31/10/2016

BOAT SURVEY AT THE END OF OCTOBER

BOAT SURVEY AT THE END OF OCTOBER

A faint alarm roused me from deep sleep at 5 am. The air was thick with anticipation as we trundled down to the marina. Our captain, Bechir, was a warm, knowledgeable fisherman who had been one of the project’s greatest assets since its inception. Bechir, along with many other fishermen, could recall seeing dolphins when… Read more

WEEKEND TRIP TO SKADAR LAKE

WEEKEND TRIP TO SKADAR LAKE

When we aren’t watching for dolphins, we like to explor e Montenegro and this past weekend, we took advantage of the temporary sunshine to head out of our base, Ulcinj. Volunteers and staff rented a car and headed to Virpazar, a small, charming village nestled by the largest lake of the Balkans: Lake Skadar. Bordered… Read more

LAND SURVEY 16 SEPTEMBER, 2016

LAND SURVEY 16 SEPTEMBER, 2016

Come, dine with us! Ready, set, go!!! After the first boat survey, the day for the land survey has come too. With an amazing view of Ulcinj from the balcony, volunteers prepare the theodolite and all the respective equipment for the survey. All is ready: equipment, view and the excitement of volunteers but the only… Read more