Category Archives: Central America

Day Trip to Playa Guiones, Costa Rica

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Today was another day off so, after an early breakfast of cereal we jumped into the back of a pickup truck. The girls and I stand up front, jumping over every bump while the others sit squished on the floor. After forty minutes of bugs flying in your mouth, singing and enjoying the breeze, we […]

48 Hours in Panama City

Day One 8am Make your way into Panama City. If you are arriving at Tocumen International Airport you will be needing to find your way into the city. Unfortunately, this isn’t the cheapest of tasks. You best option will be to split a taxi costing about $30 with a group of people heading the same […]

First Week Volunteering Completed- Ostional, Costa Rica

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I literally just want to chop my feet off- I think it would be less pain. Though, at the station Wade hooks me up with some tape and I suss out some antiseptic cream. At ten o’clock is a discussion lead by volunteer Jacqui in the Cabana. Here in Ostional the locals harvest the turtle […]

Day trip to Playa San Juanillo, Costa Rica

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It was finally everyone’s day off in Ostional so we wake up early to catch the bus to Playa San Juanillo. Though, as a result of last nights patrolling shifts, I now had two throbbing feet. The blisters were massive and a couple had popped walking home over the rocky gravel road- sorry for the […]