Wednesday
Dec132017

Curiosity Saved The  Cat

The wild cats of Costa Rica are some of the most elusive, and endangered species in the country. Deforestation, hunting and human-wildlife conflict has lead for these species to have lost a lot of their former range as well as a large deduction in numbers.

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Wednesday
Dec062017

Waste No  Time

Going to the local town of Puerto Jimenez is always an exciting activity for our volunteers. Not only does it provide more of an opportunity to interact with the locals and experience a vibrant town, but it simultaneously provides opportunities to further help the local community.

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Wednesday
Nov292017

Great  Sights

My second week at Camp Osita has now come to the end but it was every bit as good as my first.

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Wednesday
Nov292017

Immediately a Memorable  Experience

After being here only 5 minutes, I realised just how much of a unique and memorable experience this trip would shape up to be.

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Thursday
Nov162017

Learning Something New Every  Day

Before coming here, I was prepared and excited to learn a lot about the natural world around me. Living in an environment of such dense biodiversity, you see incredible clips of nature that send your mind into a state of childlike wonder.

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Thursday
Nov162017

A Week in the Jungle  School

After being a week in jungle, I taught local children in the school English. I had support of a fellow volunteer who has in the past already taught the children English.

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Wednesday
Nov082017

A Visit To The Chocolate  Farm

As fantastic as the jungle camp life is; it’s always a nice treat catching the bumpy collective ride into Puerto Jimenez for a fun filled weekend. Kicking it off as we meant to go on – enjoying a nice meal with the others, washed down by a couple’a cold ones, all accompanied by addictive card games.

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Wednesday
Nov012017

Puma, Termites and Pura  Vida!

Only 12 days have passed since I arrived at Camp Osita from the East of England and every day has had me completely immersed in nature.

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Tuesday
Oct242017

A Snapshot of Memories from Camp  Osita!

Here are a few snipets from my time in Carate on the Turtles, Big Cats and Primates conservation project. There are too many fantastic experiences to write down so I have just selected a few from my favourite days on camp!

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Wednesday
Oct182017

My Adventure  Begins

Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates and Turtles was a dream come true. This project includes a variety of wildlife that is only found in Costa Rica. Wildlife back home in upstate NY is not nearly as diverse or plentiful. When I arrived after a long day of travelling and emotional goodbyes, I was met with warmth and smiles.

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