Costa Rica

Adiós, Costa Rica!

By |Monday, Jul 18, 16|

We’re here at the airport, preparing to travel! Here is our last photo as a group, at the airport, with bus driver extraordinaire Andres:

Yesterday, we spent the morning ziplining at SkyTrek, a series of 8 long, [...]

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 [...]