La Tortuga Feliz April 16th 2007 Well here I am at last in Costa Rica! It's a beautiful country, very lush, green and mountainous. They are big on their conservation over here - about 30% of the place is protected, which is great.
I had a couple of days in San Jose, then it was off to the sea turtle conservation project, La Tortuga Feliz (the happy turtle). Me and three other volunteers met in a one street town called Bataan, ... read more
Well I have travelled before, but this is my first big trip abroad - my rite of passage if you will! I thought it would be nice to travel with a cause seeing as I have a passion for conservation, and so I will be participating in a few projects while overseas. I am starting in Costa Rica, then onto Ecuador and Peru for 5 months. After that I go to San Francisco, New York, Barcelona, Singapore, Borneo and Thailand. Nearly a year later, it´s back to Melbourne - maybe...! ... full info