Costanza: Ready to become Maritime Ambassador

Being a volunteer in such a vibrant environment like in Murter island made me rediscover my deep connection with the sea (that I was losing after many years spent on my academic studies). So, the opportunity to become a young marine ambassador came right when I was still volunteering in the Argonauta association, thanks to…

Juan: What comes after volunteering

I am a person who believes in the meaning of dates, the times that mark a person’s life. Especially when one stops to think and reflect. It’s already March 2022. Around this time last year, I was supposed to finish my time as a volunteer in Argonauta. Exactly March 10, 2021. It was written when…

Do you see me!?

“Do you see me!?” is a Youth Exchange project, which main activity (autumn, 2020) will bring together 38 young people from Portugal, Macedonia, Iceland, Poland and Croatia, in Šibenik. It is in human nature and the fact is that all people cling to some stereotypes and prejudices. Surrounded by images and fragments of information about…

Say NO to plastic future

The youth exchange “Say NO to plastic future” is part of the Erasmus+ program. It will be attended by 42 young people from six different European countries, Portugal, Spain, Serbia, Germany, Hungary and Latvia.The idea for this project came from the desire and need of our association to contribute in solving this strifing global problem:…

Stone and Sail Extravaganza 2020

The volunteers of this year short term project come from different nationalities (France, Poland, Portugal, Turkey and Croatia) and the’re ready to contribute to our community! After getting to know each other a bit, it was time to find out their “missions” for this Stone & Sail Extravaganza 2020 project!Luka Ježina, the president of our…

Stone and Sail Extravaganza 2021

The aim of this project is to raise awareness and encourage public interest in the importance of preserving and valorizing the local historical and cultural heritage, namely the archaeological site Colentum, a former military complex on Mount Raduč and a rich and long tradition of maritime culture and sailing on the Latin sail. Ten ESC…

Costanza: From a big to a small island: change of perspective

Am I dreaming or am I awake? It’s already been 6 months since I came to Murter! How did it happen? 😱 It’s unbelievable how quickly time passed. I’d have a thousand stories to tell, but first of all, I want to say what I feel: happiness. In these months there has never been a…

Marisol: The beginning of my beginning

Bok! My name is Marisol and this year I turned 18, the age that for many people is usually life-changing due to the several decisions you have to take to make your own path. Sometimes, at this point, we need to reflect about ourselves and our meaning of happiness. That is what happened to me….

Marco: Travelling to Murter

or There and Back Again. A volunteer’s tale by Marco Mazzotta I am on my way to the main station of Milan. It’s six in the morning and some of my friends are taking me there.Instead of flying, I have decided to reach Croatia by train mainly because it’s more sustainable, but I’ve also always…

Juan: When was the last time you did something for the first time?

I went to Murter with the idea of fulfilling a dream and expanding my limits. After finishing my volunteering and allowing myself some time to reflect, I have realized that my stay in Croatia is full of new experiences, and that makes me tremendously happy. I begin by talking about hitchhiking, which was one of…

Costanza: The beginning of the adventure

Ciao people! My name is Costanza, I’m 24 years old and I’m from Palermo, Sicily (that big triangular island in the center of the Mediterranean Sea). I grew up there, surrounded by beautiful beaches, mountains, and countryside. This has led me to develop a boundless love for natural landscapes and a desire to always discover…