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Tonight's blog will feature the perspectives of three students on our awesome ziplining adventure through the rainforest canopy of Sarapiqui, Costa Rica! Dylan L. Even before the trip I was stoked to do two things; zip lining and snorkeling. I've zip lined once before but it was nothing compared to today. Going in I was expecting it to be really …
... pretty beach and a pleasant place to spend a week. Tico Adventure Lodge, where we stayed has a small pool to cool off in and a television in Reception where we managed to see a couple of the Italian Tennis championship matches, including the Final. However, like many of the small Costa Rican towns, people from the US and Canada dominate being both residents and owners of most of the businesses. The result is that prices are higher and local character disappears.
... this family and their children.
Then we visited a school near Sonafluca where the children and principal had come on Saturday to greet us, show us around and also dance for and with us. The Grand Circle Foundation provides help for several schools in the area with a goal to enrich the environment and education by giving things like tile for the floors or tables and desks. It is a nice facility and especially the ...
... help more with the evaluation. I also went around the farm with the farm manager and we talked through the entire growing process to ensure I understood everything. There were two big birthdays this week so we had a great party on Tuesday night with a piñata and a huge cake. It was really good fun and there were loads of us there. Then we had another great party last night but minus the piñata this time! We had a BBQ by the office and ...
... two people work on the farm but they have 250 buffalo and 500 hectares of land, pretty impressive! We met the guys favourite buffalo, rosita, who weighs 700kg!!!! We saw a buffalo running and it was so muddy it slipped and fell over which was surprisingly hilarious! There were two ill buffalos, when one is ill it is shunned by the all the others and stays apart from the rest of the group until it dies, harsh! This afternoon I was just in the lab seeing a few more ...