I cannot say that coordinating a sea turtle camp has ALWAYS been my dream. In fact, my sea turtle career started quite slow – or let’s say cautious – with usual, short volunteer placements in three consecutive years, before I committed myself to a long-term internship position.
It was then, in 2012, on the beaches of my beloved Juara Turtle Project in Malaysia, when I first thought that I might be wanting to do this for the rest of my life.
And it was another year later, in 2013, when I started to dream about coordinating a camp myself, or even owning my very own camp one day. At that time, I had started with my Master’s in Geography and knew that it would take me another year or two before I could fully commit myself to sea turtles.
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