Let's Dance! June 12th 2011 Salsa, anyone? How about merengue or cumbia? No, they are not appetizers or desserts before or after a Costa Rican meal. They are Latin American dances and now we are pros at doing them. Well, that may be an exaggeration, but at least we had a lot of fun trying to learn them. Luis, the dance instructor AND exercise instructor at CPI, led us in an energetic introduction to the basic steps and ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Costa Rica » Heredia Costa Rica is a Central American success story: since the late 19th century, only two brief periods of violence have marred its democratic development. Although still a largely agricultural country, it has expanded its economy to include strong techn... ... read more
WELCOME to ASU in Costa Rica 2013!
This year, there are 12 students in the ASU Study Spanish in Costa Rica group. The students will be studying Spanish at el Centro Panamericano de Idiomas (CPI) and will live with families in San Joaquin and in Monteverde, Costa Rica, for a month this summer. If you are interested in seeing pictures and reading about what the group is doing in Costa Rica, this is the place for you! Each new entry will be at the top (just scroll down from here), and entries much further down are from the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 programs. To see all of the pic... full info