Arrival in Australia!

G’Day! We have officially arrived in beautiful Australia, where we will spend our final week together. We began our journey in the ‘Land Down Under’ with a trip to Milla Milla Falls, nestled within Wooroonooran National Park. We swam in the water and even took turns sliding down a natural rockface that dumped into a […]

Service in Fiji

Fiji Community Service Day 1 Today we woke up to another sunny day. We enjoyed another traditional Fijian breakfast and then went out onto the field to play a game called Birdie on the Perch. After that, we headed out to our work site. The day consisted of carrying bags of sand back and forth […]

The Great Barrier Reef

For the past four days we have been exploring the deep seas of the Great Barrier Reef! The beauty and magnificence of the reef can be compared to living a scene from the movie Finding Nemo. We saw everything from small rainbow fish to terrifying reef sharks. Sea Turtles were also present during our stay! […]

Trekking in Fiji

Bula! After traveling to Fiji, we began our 4 day trek through the Fijian highlands. Our first stop was to the village of Nusukamai. When we arrived, we were greeted by the village elders with a suva suva ceremony where we drank traditional Fijian kava. The long sleep that night definitely helped us rest up […]

Our Private Fijian Island

Today we woke up on the private island of Nanuku. A few of us slept out on the beach, and we awoke to an amazing sunrise. We had a breakfast of oatmeal and fresh pineapple, and then headed onto the beach to enjoy the warm and sunny weather! We laid out, played beach volleyball, and […]

Birthday Fun in Cairns, Australia!

Today was Jessica’s birthday! Yay! We had a blast celebrating her b-day with cake and ice cream. Though the cake was a nice ending to the day, we had the chance to partake in some other amazing and exciting activities during the day. First we went to the Wildlife Dome in Cairns where we got […]