WWOOFING at Hacienda Luz de Corazon Days are quiet on the farm. awake to the sunrise. swing out of the hammock. stretch & outta the yome. light up the kitchen stove. heat up the water. pour over the coffee sock. feed the 6 dogs in order…Woo-Chin-Chee first, then Gordo, Krishna, Buddyyy, and then Eve&Lily. […]Read more "Off the Grid Farm Living in Costa Rica"
My friend and I stayed in a couple of hostels in Costa Rica. Rugged dormitory beds. Cold showers. Sleeping in a room with strangers. Stretchin’ your dollars. It was heaven. I wanted to spend time living in discomfort. I wanted to live simply and remove the conveniences from my daily routine. You share a room […]Read more "Hostel Good Life"
One of those sweetest moments that we sometimes lose as we grow up is to experience those feelings of energy and excitement of a child when you see something amazing.Read more "Wildlife in Costa Rica"
The internship I’m participating in this summer consists of twenty students who are all from various backgrounds. Many of us come from Native American tribes or from the Pacific Islands. Earlier this week, we visited a high school in the Ngobe village, one of the indigenous tribes of Costa Rica. We had the opportunity to […]Read more "Cultural Exchange with Ngobe High School Students"
We took a visit to a village of the Boruca Indigenous group of Costa Rica to observe their cultural traditions and unique craftsmanship. Much of their artistry revolves around their woodworking skills in which they carve masks that symbolize devil spirits. These deviled masks represent their ancestors who protected their villages from invaders. The Boruca […]Read more "Visit to the Boruca Indigenous Group of Costa Rica"
This secluded cabin at Las Alturas in Costa Rica served as our paradise for the weekend. We were all stoked to take a break from our research projects. There was nothing planned on our schedules except to relax and enjoy the tranquility. Together, we went on day hikes to the top of mountain ridges, played […]Read more "All Quiet Here"