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Hola from La Selva

It´s hard to believe I´ve been in Costa Rica for more than two weeks already. I´m in La Selva now, which is the 7th location we have stayed, and we still have another place to go. Bird watching is the main purpose of the trip, and we have indeed seen…
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Oh! Hey from La Selva!

So we are coming up on our 3rd week here in Costa Rica. The birds that we have seen on this Avian Biology Maymester have been quite the site.  To get the chance to see these birds we have had to do a number of hikes, many of which are…
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Mid trip

Hello all, I have been having a great time in Costa Rica. This is the first time I have ever been out of the country. I have to say this has been a wonderful experience that I will remember the rest of my life. This place takes you into a…
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Favorite Trip

I am currently on day 14 of the Avian Biology Study Abroad Trip. We have visited many places and have almost constantly been on the move. Each day we go on at least one hike where we experience new wildlife, with a focus on birds. We have also seen and…
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Sea Turtles In St. Kitts

I never imagined I would be so dependent on a 60-gallon trash bag. I also never imagined I would spend my summer working with nesting Leatherback sea turtles in a foreign country in the Caribbean. I have spent 19 glorious days in St. Kitts and, during most of those days,…
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Hola!

Well, we’re in La Selva Biological Station right now. We leave tomorrow for Hacienda Baru, which is our last place and will take several hours of traveling to get to! The first two weeks have flown by! I can’t believe that we’re almost done with our trip. Acclimating to the…
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Pre-departure

It’s the day before I leave, and I couldn’t be more excited! When I tell people that I’m headed to Costa Rica for a Maymester all I hear is how beautiful it is. I’m looking forward not only to seeing the beauty of the country and its wildlife, but also…
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Pre-Departure Costa Rica

Hello all! I am concluding my packing for the Costa Rica trip and preparing to leave the country tomorrow. I am slightly apprehensive because I have never left the country before, but I’m excited by the possibilities. I am nervous that I have not packed all of the things I…
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