Punta Leona, La Carpio, Toucan Rescue Ranch and MAS! October 5th 2011 It has been yet another eventful week here in the magical Costa Rica! On Friday I took advantage of a free day and headed to the beach with my friend Helen. We got up at 6:00am and took a two hour bus from San Jose to a beach called Punta Leona, about twenty minutes north of Jaco. When we arrived we found a little place for breakfast called Soda Nimar which had the best gallo pinto and jugo de piĆ ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Costa Rica » Heredia » 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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