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01/28/15 - nuestravida1810,000 Miles away!
It wasn’t easy but I got here in the end. As I arrived late night on 17th Jan after a grueling 33 hour long flight, the feeling hadn’t really sunk in that I had flown to almost the opposite corner of the world for a semester in Costa Rica. There were so many questions popping in … Read More
01/26/15 - gabrielrichnerWeek 2: Fotos, Foodstuffs, Fútbol…and a Volcano!
¡Saludos, greetings, and welcome, friend! Week two here in Heredia has been filled with just as much wonder and adventure as week one! This past Monday after class, Pranav and I took a walking tour of the Heredia Central area to discover more of the city, and take photos of this amazing place we live. An amazing … Read More
01/19/15 - gabrielrichnerWeek 1: Meeting Heredia
This past Saturday, after leaving MCI, landing in Texas, enjoying a leisurely dinner during a 4 hour layover, having to get on a different plane than scheduled—due to mechanical concerns, and traveling for a total of 5½ hours, I arrived safely in Heredia, Costa Rica. Meeting my host family (Karla Quiros, a pharmacist, and her … Read More
01/18/15 - aliyahblackmore16And even in Costa Rica I still feel at home…
Wow, I believe that I fell in love with San Jose today. The city has an edge and a rawness, also a kindness and grace. There was just something about the essence of the people and environment that reminded me of home, New York City. The streets were filled with so much love and art…what … Read More
01/14/15 - Jade ConnorLiving in a Dream
I’ve only been in Costa Rica for 3 days, but I’m already having the time of my life! Since my last post: my Spanish has drastically improved, I’ve made several new friends in my SOL group, I’ve bought some things with colones (Costa Rican currency), I’ve tried new foods, and I’ve even been “lost” for … Read More