Tag: Ieranto

MARE #6 Revisited: What comes next?

It’s been more than two months since the closure of the last project MARE. It’s a hard adaptation for us all – to have left that mythical natural land of sirens and sea creatures to fit in the …

Against a Colossus in the Bay

It was the end of July, in the peak of the summer season in Southern Italy. Ieranto, the borderline bay of this peninsula that is called Sorrento. It’s clean water, with a temperature of 29°C, contains abundant fish …

Ieranto boat report: what has been happening in July

Ieranto Bay is a protected area of great importance to the marine park. After a full July’s work in Ieranto, we are proud to present some of the results of our labours for that month in the Bay. …

My first impressions about ex MARE volunteers

In MARE generation 2016 we are just four volunteers so for this we needed a help. The help from volunteers of previous years. Me as a calm, shy Latvian who enjoys her own space (Although. What space? I …

The first monitoring in Bay of Ieranto

Now feeling more confident and professional with kayaks (and with professional I mean finally I could turn my kayak without shouting “Francescoooo, how do you do this?? Wait, wait for me!”) we went to Ieranto bay. The day …

First hike

On Monday we started our first Italian class. Most of the week has been waking up at 7.30am and going to Italian class (or for me, more like falling out of bed and then trying to get ready …

After long abstinence of the bay: One day all together in Ieranto

This morning we woke up early…to go to Ieranto the first time after a couple of weeks. We had good weather, the sun was shining, and us: out of the bus, to Olga (an apple for free ueja!), …

Our favourite way of transportation : KAYAK !

It has been now 4 month that we use kayak for monitoring the Ieranto bay. Honestly, I would never believed that one day in my life I would use kayak for working. It becomes so natural that sometimes …

Snorkeling

We live in this world, everyday is a new journey in which we discover different things and learn important lessons that certainly will remain as a good or bad memory in our minds.People always search to see more …

Pure Ieranto, now even at night!

The last weekend, Ieranto became our new home. Completely. We have not only worked, we also ate lunch, ate dinner, had breakfast and, above all, we shared unforgettable moments. For some of us (Kristaps and Antonia) all started …