Going to Australia, there are so many places to see, but one particular area that I can’t wait to experience is the Great Barrier Reef. I’ve been fascinated with the ocean and the ecology of it for my entire life, with a dream of seeing the Great Barrier. As this ecosystem is changing, I feel a particular need to see this place in person, to truly understand the beauty and importance of this great reef. I also hope to snorkel and
With this trip, i’m most excited to experience the wildlife of Australia, the marine organisms, but also terrestrial (kangaroos). Also I have high hopes of seeing a crocodile (lifelong inspiration from Steve Irwin). With this comes some worry about the little problems that will pop up along this trip and my own independent travel as I’ve never traveled overseas before!