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What does Pura Vida mean?

You are a Nun and you manage a Foster Care program in Cartago, Costa Rica. You provide love, comfort and care for 20 children, ages 2 months to 8 years old. 253 more words


When your oldest pair of sneakers – that have literally travelled the world with you and have their own black and white portrait in your bedroom from that one time you took SLR photographer at Uni – are back in your life after an overly long stay at the Ex’s house because you were too emotionally drained to arrange pick-up, and you almost thought you’d truly never see them again. 143 more words


Costa Rican Lifestyle & Mindset

I am finding it harder to muster the energy to write blog posts.  Not because I stopped doing amazing things and not because I don’t want my family and friends to know, but because if I write in my blog, that forces me to acknowledge the fact that I have one week left of my second month here and that my time in Costa Rica is moving more quickly than I could have ever imagined. 568 more words


Week 7

Did you know?: Costa Rica makes up only 0.01% of world space but contains 4% of the world’s biodiversity.

Simply said, Costa Rica is a tiny part of land in the world but has 4% of our animals, insects and flora & fauna. 305 more words

These are a few of my favourite things!

Favourite Moment on Project: The chaotic night of January 31st – seeing two nests hatch and releasing the babies and seeing a black turtle nest. A full circle of life. 193 more words


Back to the Beach

Samara, a touristy beach town, located in Guanacaste, on the Pacific Ocean was our final stop on the adventure tour. Filled with vegan restaurants, pizza places, trendy beach bars and road side clothing stores it was apparent that we were going to cram a lot into the next two days. 338 more words