Costa Rica

This Week in Monteverde…

By |Thursday, Jul 14, 16|

Tuesday: This morning, we had tons of fun organizing (and joining in) games in the plaza for local schoolchildren: tug-of-war, capture the flag, octopus, arts and crafts, hopscotch, basketball, and of course, a soccer match! [...]

Costa Rica: Weekend in Monteverde

By |Tuesday, Jul 12, 16|

Saturday (7/9): We’re on our way back from Islas Tortugas! The day started bright and early this morning at 5:30 am. A long bus ride followed by a 2 hour boat ride had us [...]

Costa Rica: Our Week in Monteverde

By |Friday, Jul 8, 16|

This week, students took a trapiche tour where they learned about the agricultural history of Monteverde. We then walked through the process of turning sugar cane into sugar, cacao into chocolate, and the coffee harvest into the finished [...]

Costa Rica: Weekend Adventures and Beyond (6/24 – 6/28)

By |Tuesday, Jun 28, 16|

Hola, everyone! Here’s an update on what we’ve been up to the last few days…
On Saturday, we enjoyed an adventure-filled day at Hacienda Guachepalin. The morning began with a horseback ride to our [...]

La Vida en Costa Rica

By |Wednesday, Jun 22, 16|

What an incredible, busy first few days we’ve had here in beautiful Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica! Upon landing in Liberia, we indulged in a delicious, authentic Costa Rican meal at our hotel (along with some [...]