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Post-Trip

Home sweet home. After 21 days in Costa Rica, I’m back in Georgia. Looking back on the trip, it flew by; I can’t believe it’s already over! The highlight of the trip for me was being able to see so much of the country in such a short amount of…
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Unexpected Crash Course in Turtle Husbandry

This year’s nesting season in St. Kitts  is the slowest it has ever been in 11 years, which means I haven’t seen many nesting Leatherbacks. So, I finally got the opportunity to flipper tag my first sea turtle last week. It was much easier than I imagined- two reps of…
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Post Trip

It has been a couple of days since I have gotten back from Costa Rica. I miss everywhere we went, but it is still nothing like home. The trip opened my eyes to a lot that I would not have been able to see if I had stayed in our…
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Back to America

I’ve always known I’ve loved the good ole USA, but I didn’t realize how much I would miss it while I was gone. While I was gone, however, I learned so many things. Costa Rica is such a beautiful place, and the things I saw there can’t be matched anywhere…
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Half-way point

It’s day ten! And it’s safe to say I’m having a great time in Costa Rica. We’ve been to San Jose, Ensenada, Monteverde, and now Heliconias. Although some of the hikes have been rigorous and early in the morning, they have definitely all been worth it. Especially today. I saw…
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Pre-Costa Rica Thoughts

(Previously written in the journal I took on my trip) Well, I leave tomorrow morning for Costa Rica, and it’s safe to say that I am beyond excited! Traveling to new places is always an exhilarating experience. I absolutely love learning about other cultures, and I cannot wait to see…
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