Wednesday
Dec212016

Carate After The Storm

You’ve probably heard about hurricane Otto and how the storm affected the northern part of Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Before the storm hit it was unclear if the Osa Peninsula was in danger, this is why our Frontier team got evacuated on an airplane after two weeks of heavy rain and no transportation in and out of Carate.

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Wednesday
Dec212016

5 Fun Facts About Living In The Jungle

Living in the jungle isn't the most luxurious but it is worth it for all the fun you will have! These 5 fun facts will get you even more excited about the jungle!

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Wednesday
Dec142016

A Magical Place That Keeps On Giving

Our Assistant Research Officer Bella Field has survived her first month in the jungle. Just like the rest of us it only took her a few seconds to fall in love with Carate. She tells us all about her experiences so far!

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Tuesday
Dec132016

Top 4 Places To Visit From Our Costa Rica Camp

If you´re volunteering with Frontier in Costa Rica, you might want to do some traveling afterwards. But… where do you go? We've chosen four amazing places – based on our personal experiences, that you can easily get to from Puerto Jimenez.

 

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Tuesday
Dec062016

Laundry Day On Camp

Anyone who is leaving the project after a significant period of time will tell you that one of the main stresses of camp is the highly coordinated and deeply important activity of washing and drying laundry. Now, to the reader this task is one of the simplest household chores there is, but take away the washing machine, dryer and an environment devoid of humidity, you get a completely different situation.

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Monday
Nov282016

The Birthday Storm 

The last two weeks at Camp Osita have been quite exciting and bizarre at the same time. At first we thought it was just the last bits of the rainy season – until we realized this was a bigger storm.

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Monday
Nov212016

Camp Osita’s  Menu

 

Our new camp has a brand new food menu! Have a look at the sort of meals we eat out in the jungle. It may be vegetarian but its all very delicious

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Tuesday
Nov152016

Dogs of Carate

Meet some of our furry friends that live in some of the communites around camp...

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Wednesday
Nov092016

Six Weeks In The Jungle - Mark Page 

Our conservation volunteer Mark Page has almost survived 6 weeks in the jungle and is very excited to tell you all about the experience!

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Thursday
Nov032016

Birds Of The Osa

There is a stunning variety of birds here on the Osa Peninsula, from the charismatic Scarlet macaws and Chestnut-mandibled toucans, to the colourful manakins and mysterious owls; like the Spectacled owl which makes an ominous call that sounds like a large sheet of tin being shaken (we often hear this owl on camp late at night)

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