Entries in #camplife (12)

Tuesday
Mar072017

After 10 Days At Camp  Osita

I have officially been a resident at Camp Osita for 10 days now and what a memorable 10 days they have been!

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Friday
Feb172017

Crazy Cool Birds At  Camp

Costa Rica is known for its beautiful biodiversity and our Frontier jungle camp is situated right in heart of this biological wealth.

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Friday
Dec232016

Christmas Week At Camp Osita

Everyone on camp will be away from their families on Christmas – which means we had to work hard to create the ultimate Christmas feeling in the jungle!

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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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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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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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Monday
Sep052016

Jungle Life At New Camp

After last weeks move to the new camp deeper in the jungle, I expected this week to be bitten hideously by anything from a thousand mosquitos to a rogue howler monkey. However, we all seemed to have settled in nicely. Discussions of pathways to be built and the possibility of 'jungle jenga' keep us busy during the long hot days.

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Monday
Jul182016

The Importance of Wellies on the Trail

If you're off to our Costa Rican camp here's why you need wellies!

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Monday
Jul042016

Will My Laundry Ever Dry?

Costa Rica is currently in its sixth year of a seven-year drought. However, it is now the beginning of the rainy season, and the environment is growing evermore green as the days pass. This is a welcome change for the environment, and will be important in the months and weeks to come.

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Monday
May232016

Night Walk Survey

The day after my arrival at the camp we went on a night survey looking for amphibians and reptiles on the Capata.

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