What I Learned in Costa Rica

I learned  more in Costa Rica than I ever thought would be possible. Waking up to howlers, sleeping to gecko calls, currency exchange rates, BIRDWATCHING, how to hike 101, intermediate photography skills, enjoying whatever is around me, how to mail a postcard, hammock napping, rudimentary Spanish, that I can living…
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May the Horse Be With You

 I have, for many years, volunteered at a therapeutic riding facility where people with special cognitive, physical, and emotional needs ride horses to improve their development, so I have spent hundreds of hours with horses. I admire their beauty, their grace, and their strength, and I know the joy of…
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A Small Toucan of My Appreciation

Colorful birds, amazing waterfalls, active volcanoes, and warm, friendly local people – these are just a few of the things we saw and experienced during our action packed Maymester adventure in Costa Rica. Rising at the crack of dawn, we hiked through the forest, learning about the distinct ecosystems, studying…
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Home

What did you learn while abroad? What was Costa Rica like? Did the volcanoes bother you? Did you have a good time? These were all questions that I was asked when I returned home. I answered “Birds, awesome, no, and of course I did”. Costa Rica was an amazing experience….
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