Category: 2014 Exped Reports

Jungle Camp

Chaoui Wang in Central America

Raleigh 14G This summer, I had the amazing opportunity to volunteer in Costa Rica and Nicaragua for Raleigh international, a sustainable development charity. During my seven weeks, I was placed on 2 different projects, both of which have taught me skills for life. Under the Day Leader system, I was able to work on my…
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At Rockcliffe Nature Reserve

Alec Christie in Scotland

YET Report Summer 2014 Wildlife Conservation Placements National Trust For Scotland – Threave Bat reserve On the 18th June 2014 I arrived in Edinburgh for my first volunteering experience of the summer with the National Trust for Scotland on a gloriously sunny day which I hoped would be a sign of things to come. After meeting…
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Adam Potter in Jordan

This 10 day desert expedition followed in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia from Wadi Rum to Muchawara in Jordan. It was a 7-8 hour flight by Jordanian Airlines from Heathrow to Amman which was another great experience as I have never been on an airliner before in my life. Once we arrived, we stayed…
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Mike Hollingshead in Nepal

My Nepalese Adventure With much excitement and anticipation, I embark on a flight with my friend Lewis which will take us more than 7000km away from home, halfway across the world. Upon my arrival in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, I know immediately that I have entered a completely alien world from the one I have just…
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