Tune Up Day

Dr. Andrew Pitkin after his first dive in Camilo Data recorder for Project Dive Exploration (DAN) Villas DeRosa Renee retrieves stage bottle Due to the late arrival yesterday the team decided to sleep in and relax a bit prior to jungle departure. Nonetheless, despite sleeping in we were rigged and …

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Very Long Travel Day

The Sea of Humanity Renee begins today’s update at the airport Taxi??? Karl, Terrence, Andrew, Thecia, and mucho luggage Today actually started yesterday for the Akumal team. A big thank you to all of our sponsors who helped us at the last minute by making sure we had all of …

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Gearing Up!

Catesby and his father during the meeting. Dr. Rena Koesler, Longwood University Getting Terrence over the poison vine! Falling……. Fall on!! Mr. Newcombe and Mrs. Trovato, Fuqua School John, Woody, Terrence, Josh, Rena, and Amy We are getting geared up for the 2005 Sistema Camilo expedition to Akumal, Mexico. For …

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Team Fuqua Laying Line!!

Meg and Megan performing water quality testing. Brian explores Aktun Chen. Students looking up through a cave opening. A formation named “Helms Deep” by the students. Woody and Shane help divers prepare to dive. Amy Giannotti This morning we started out again with a light workout on the beach. The …

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Photo Gallery

Meg and Annie at Casa Cenote. Beautiful calcite rafting. Cave bandita. Ms. “Outta” Bounds. Grant “Fraggle” Graves. Tulum at sunset. Check out the map . . . Sistema Camilo Here are a few pictures from the expedition . . . Amy in Cenote Kaibab. Bob Giguere films the survey class …

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Reflections

25 more…24 more…23 more… Boz exemplifies teamwork! A Coati Mundi and a Spider Monkey play. Queen Palmetto Meagan You ought to be in pictures Brian! Renee, Terrence, Thecia, Grant and Karl Well, it’s time to load up the van and leave beautiful Villas DeRosa yet again. Before the dive team …

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Last Dance

Amanda snorkeling in NoHoch Nah Chich. Josh snorkeling in the cave. First cave snorkel ever!! Woody explores the world below the surface. Tulum Project sponsor–Divers Alert Network March 26, 2004, is the last day that the Fuqua School team will be assisting the Cambrian Foundation divers. Tomorrow the divers leave …

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Dry Cave Completely Surveyed

Amanda and Josh doing water sampling. The crew helps the dive team unload tanks. Bob rigs his doubles. Meg lowers a tank to Grant. Shane watches Dora sketch the cenote. Students during their snorkeling class. We…love…PT! It all began again at 0630 this morning. Terrence had us running down the …

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New Cenote Found by Dry Cavers!

Megan ponders the beauty inside the cave. Today’s cave team explores possibilities. Jeremy helps survey the dry cave. Meg is captivated by the stalactites. Amy and Amanda testing water quality. Artie Ahr Jumping jacks, sit ups, dive bomber push ups, quad stretches, and walking lunges got us warmed up for …

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