Bri Bri May 4th 2008 Ok, almost 3 months after returning from a trip to Bri Bri, I am finally getting this blog-post done. Apparently, I have adapted well to “Tico Time”.
At 4am on a Wednesday morning in late February, 13 sleepy medical students and a volunteer psychologist from Japan boarded a short bus with me, Dr. Christian, Dayan (our health education coordinator), Tatiana (our psychologist) and Dr. Rae ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Costa Rica » Limón » Bri Bri 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
We are off on a family sabbatical - leaving our hectic but comfortable lives in Minnesota to experience a whole new culture in Costa Rica. Nancy and I will be volunteering at a clinic just outside of San Jose run by the Foundation for the International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) while the boys attend school - with many family excursions to explore this great country. If you would like to know more about FIMRC and their work in Costa Rica, go to http://fimrc.org/projects_alajuelita.php.
Feel free to leave comments if you have reactions or questions about our adventure.
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