Volcan Irazú, Cartago, y San Jose September 27th 2011 It has been a busy, yet fun filled weekend. Besides adventuring down the Pacuare River and exploring some of San Jose with friends, I got to see my first volcano on Sunday with my familia tica. Lorena, her daughter Irina, and Irina's husband Moasir, and I ventured to Volcan Irazú. This volcano is the tallest in Costa Rica, and last erupted in the sixties. In the base of the main crater was a ... 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
Hello loved ones! As most of you know I am about to embark on a life changing experience. I leave this Saturday, August 27th, 2011 for Costa Rica. I am so excited for this upcoming adventure in the jungle, as well as the challenges I will face in my attempts to learn and communicate solely in Spanish. I have no doubt that I will return to the United States evolved in some way, most likely for the better. Anyway, I thought I would create a blog so that I can more easily keep all of you updated on what I'm doing for the next four months. Feel free to send me messages and leave comments!
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