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    Adventures in Costa Rica: Things we’ve learned so far….

    The statistics are true: traffic is the most dangerous factor when going anywhere
    Water is more expensive than beer
    There is no scarcity of water in the entire country, except for in La Carpio
    The biggest lie told to Gringos is that everyone speaks English, and your lack of Spanish will not be a problem or embarrassment
    “Límons” taste […]

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    Adventures in Costa Rica: January 18, 2010

    January 18, 2010
    In the last week we have settled in to our home-stay in Santa Anna (a small neighbourhood of the Capital city—San José). Our host family is incredibly kind, welcoming, and helpful. As well, Norma and Fabio are very patient as we attempt to become more accomplished at speaking Spanish (they speak very little […]

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    Adventures in Costa Rica: Lift Off

    Changing simple inspiration into collaborative understanding designed to develop the foundation of sustainable global communities…
    Since I can remember, I have felt inspired to seek a career in the humanitarian relief work that I feel is so desperately needed throughout our global community. In grade 11 at Shawnigan Lake School I participated in the EDGE Leadership […]

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