Entries in #travel (69)

Thursday
Jan182018

Becoming a Veggie  Chef

One of the greatest things I’ve learnt here in Camp Osita is how to cook wonderful vegetarian dishes, and I will certainly be taking these recipes home with me.

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Wednesday
Jan102018

A day in the life of a jungle camp  volunteer

On my second day at Camp Osita, I decided to make the most of the more local trails and surveys on offer. 

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Wednesday
Dec202017

Adventures in Corcovado National  Park

I have been at camp Camposita for a week and half now and my experience so far has been amazing.

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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

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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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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