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Spending an excursion weekend in Arenal and La Fortuna of Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

This weekend, our group got to enjoy the weekend at the most amazing sights in Costa Rica. We departed from San Jose at 8 a.m. and arrived at Sarchi, Alajuela, Costa Rica at about 10 a.m. Here we visited the Joaquin Chaverri Oxcart Factory, and saw the largest oxcart in the world. This town is known for it’s… Continue reading Spending an excursion weekend in Arenal and La Fortuna of Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

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Looking forward to service learning in Costa Rica!

My classmates and I have been here in Costa Rica for only a few days but I already feel the culture clash. I find it ironic how I feel a cultural shock despite the fact that I am a Latina in a Latin American country. A lot of it had to do with the geographical characteristics… Continue reading Looking forward to service learning in Costa Rica!

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Pura Vida: Traveling to San Jose, Costa Rica!

Yesterday was my very first time in the air and out of the US. Seeing Chicago fade away in the distance from the air was breathtaking. The plane ride was smoother than I expected, and watching the sun set as we flew over Cuba was an experience like no other. The day was full of… Continue reading Pura Vida: Traveling to San Jose, Costa Rica!