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Food for Thought - Pinto!

“When starting to think through the realities of day to day life on a mission trip, one question you may be thinking is “What will I eat?” In this series, PPM’s Missions Coordinators and Full-time Missionaries want to offer you a little insight into the delicious international cuisine we get to eat on a day to day basis. 525 more words


Gallo Pinto

So, all of your friends studied abroad but you? Sucks to suck. Lucky for you I was eligible for enough student loans to make it to Costa Rica. 287 more words


another day, another bowl

08.28.14 – San Rafael de Vara Blanca, Costa Rica


happily returned to our gallo pinto and was taught how to make platanos in a different way, with… 10 more words


Sharing a shower with a cockroach and other things that make me smile.

A picture blog post about my first week living in Costa Rica. 

Last week I climbed into the family mini van, accompanied by my parents, sister and friend, and the 5 of us made our way to the Portland Airport to bid me adieu. 864 more words

another day, another bowl

08.22.14 – San Rafael de Vara Blanca, Costa Rica



By far the biggest breakfast I have had thus far: gallo pinto, pan, cafe, papaya, y mango  6 more words


Another Day, Another Bowl

08.19.14 – San Rafael de Vara Blanca, Costa Rica

cafe, gallo pinto (en tortillas!!! (gallitos de gallo pinto)), pan, y marmalade de mora

Another Day Another Bowl

another day, another bowl

08.13.14 – a fuera de Puerto Jiménez

5 am bus ride to San Jose meant I was eating peanut butter and bread until our first rest station where I could round up some gallo pinto, yucca, y maduras