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Costa Rica

Costa Rica

November 17 – 21, 2016 and January 9 – April 3, 2017. After a wonderful month in Nicaragua, we had to move on to Costa Rica to catch a flight in San José on November 21, 2016 to go back to the US for the holidays. We reached out to our friends Josh & Jenna from...
A class field trip to Cafe de las Sonrisas

A class field trip to Cafe de las Sonrisas

Cafe de las Sonrisas is a cafe slash hammock workshop that directly employs disadvantaged people. In this case, the majority of the employees are deaf. As a customer when you buy a hammock or a breakfast here, you directly give back to the people who need it most. I...
Granada’s annual poetry festival

Granada’s annual poetry festival

Okay…I know what you are thinking, a poetry festival is about as exciting as watching grass grow. I have been there too. My past experiences can be summed up by squeaky college aged kids overly emphasizing their emotions while reading angry prose. The humanity...
El Castillo on the Rio San Juan

El Castillo on the Rio San Juan

An old Spanish fort guards this tiny hamlet on the San Juan river. Long a favorite destination for backpackers, El Castillo is now going mainstream with professional anglers and jungle enthusiasts. Still, though, the prices are affordable and locals love meeting new...