Category: Costa Rica (Vet Tech)

My Costa Rica Study Abroad Program Opened My Mind and My Heart

Costa Rica Study Abroad Program

I had the opportunity to participate in the Costa Rica Study Abroad Program this past summer and to say the least it was the experience of a life time! The school program organized trips to main attractions such as beaches, volcanoes, coffee plantations, museums, and more while also providing many hours in the days to … Continue reading My Costa Rica Study Abroad Program Opened My Mind and My Heart

Morning Greetings in Costa Rica

After arriving in Costa Rica and spending eight hours driving to our destination, our first night in Playa Blanca was a bit of a culture shock, but I was certainly expecting worse conditions. Being away from everything not having any internet or forms of communication, I found myself sleeping better than I have in a … Continue reading Morning Greetings in Costa Rica

The culture and lifestyle of Costa Rica

This was not my first international trip so I was not in complete “culture shock” once we arrived. It was however, very different from what I imaged. My only preconceived notions of Costa Rica was what I would see on t.v. advertisements for vacationing and what one of my co-workers had told me about it. … Continue reading The culture and lifestyle of Costa Rica

Education while in Costa Rica

The in water project at Playa Blanca began in 2010.  They began this organization known as LAST (Latin American Sea Turtles) in an effort to learn more about the Hawksbill sea turtle’s habits, including foraging sites that they will use for the majority of their juvenile life.  When a sea turtle is caught, it will … Continue reading Education while in Costa Rica