As the month of October is winding down, I want to reflect a bit on my time here! During our time here, one of the top destinations that was constantly mentioned to us was Monteverde, a small mountainous town on the northern part of the Puntarenas province that houses a number of cloud rain forests … Continue reading Costa Rica: October 16th – Oct 30th
One of the most magnificent things that Sol Education Abroad has done that is included in my program is the inclusion of supporting, promoting and learning about local organizations that are deeply passionate about the problems they are trying to fix. The vast biodiversity that exists within the multitude of ecosystems in Costa Rica is … Continue reading Early October adventures in Costa Rica
The last week of September marked an important landmark in my time here in Costa Rica since I officially finished up my first class at ULatina! On our way to Manuel Antonio National Park (as described in my last blog post), we did make a quick stop at Playa Jacó to take some pictures but … Continue reading CR: 9/24 – 10/2
This past weekend, marked my third weekend in Heredia, Costa Rica! My first week consisted of learning how to get to my campus, unpacking my luggage, ensuring that I was on track in my classes and creating bonds with my host family. I was a bit nervous leaving the states as this was the very … Continue reading Recap of my first two weeks in Costa Rica!
Not too long ago, I was experiencing my 'firsts' here in Costa Rica. My first visit to Heredia, my first meal prepared by my mama tica, my first time going to the university, my first times talking and dancing with Ticos, and my first time seeing all my SOLmates. Now, I am living my 'lasts' … Continue reading Life is short, live it well