Wednesday
Feb072018

Life in the  Jungle

Life on Camp Osita is never boring. From the array of surveys, debates, workshops and presentations to exploratory walks, amusing card games, imaginative cooking and beach volley; there’s always something to everyone’s liking.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Melissa's  Memories

I put my name down for turtles today so my alarm went off at 4:30am. Looking down Leona beach, the moon was low in the sky, so it was really big, and shone really bright. Turning round and looking down Carate beach, the sun was rising slowly setting up the day.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

7 Things I Learnt in 7 Days at Camp  Osita

It was a jam packed week, that's for sure. Settling in, meeting people and learning some much needed jungle tit-bits. These are 7 of the things I learnt in 7 days at camp Osita.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Preview into Jungle  Life

Today started like any other day in the jungle, being woken up by the howler monkeys at around 5am as they pass over the treetops above us. Everyone here says I will get used to them and sleep over it. It’s been 2 weeks now and I’m still getting woken up but to be honest with you it’s all a part of the jungle life and something I will truly miss.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Camp  Wildlife

I’ve had a wonderful week, started laying sand trap pits on two trails close to camp, and I will be setting my camera traps up very soon also. Also, there was a puma print on one of our trails close to camp two days ago!

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Mini Project - Spider  Monkeys

One of the amazing opportunities we get when volunteering with frontier is that we are able to work on our own mini project during our stay here.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Saturday at Camp  Osita

On Saturday morning a few of the volunteers went to visit a local bird sanctuary, owned and run by Patrick Dunn. The day started with a short bumpy ride on the collectivo, the local bus. Whilst getting off it turned out Patrick was going into town, but his wife, Rubyanne, was more than happy to welcome the group.

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Wednesday
Feb072018

Interview with a  Volunteer

Here and there we interview our longest tenued volunteers from all over the world with a small questionnaire about project bits and bobs! This one with Charlotte!

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Tuesday
Jan302018

5 Things I Have Learnt in Costa  Rica

Hey new volunteer, soon to be volunteer and family members, welcome to the Costa Rica! Other than being an unforgettable experience and an incredibly fun time I know that many people journey here to learn. So gather round I’m going to tell you about five things that you will learn here at Camp Osita.

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Tuesday
Jan232018

My Birthday in the  Jungle!

While I normally associate my birthday with snowball fights, skiing and hot chocolate by a fire, this year was a bit different...

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