I'm wrapping up my Costa Rica Spanish immersion adventure this week and will be heading home soon. It's been a great trip and a positive learning experience both academically and for personal growth. I am so glad I had the opportunity to learn Spanish in Costa Rica and would highly recommend living in a foreign … Continue reading The best way to learn a new language is to spend time in that country
Today we went to the Toucan Rescue Ranch to visit an animal rescue center! It was so great to see so many different animals that I never would have the chance to see up close! This nonprofit organization was absolutely incredible to visit. They rescue animals from all over Costa Rica to help rehabilitate them. … Continue reading Animal Rescue Ranch
Today, my classmates and I went to the Toucan Rescue Ranch. This ranch had all types of animals, most of which were native to Costa Rica. We saw a bunch of sloths, ranging in age, toucans, spider monkeys, owls, and a lot of different animals. The tour guide told us how each of the animals … Continue reading Sloths, Monkeys, and Toucans, Oh My!
Today, my classmates and I went to the house of Dr.Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia who was the president of Costa Rica from 1940-1944. This was a very interesting excursion and I really enjoyed learning more about the history of Costa Rica. Hearing aboutDr.Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia's history and presidency was very interesting. Dr.Rafael Ángel Calderón … Continue reading Costa Rican History
This last Friday I was able to go whitewater rafting with my classmates. This activity was easily one of my favorite things I have experienced during my trip! I was a little nervous beforehand because it has been a very long time since I have gone whitewater rafting. But once we got on the boat … Continue reading White Water Rafting