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  • A New Perspective on Happiness in La Carpio – Costa Rica Community Service

    A New Perspective on Happiness in La Carpio - Costa Rica Community Service

    These past couple of weeks have been action-packed! After departing Flamingo we went to Rincon de la Vieja and stayed at a eco-resort, which allowed us to fully immerse ourselves in the true beauty and culture of Costa Rica. One of the first activities we did at the resort was zip lining, where we had […]

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  • A Series of Pura Vida Events – Costa Rica Community Service

    A Series of Pura Vida Events - Costa Rica Community Service 1

    Since our last update life has been “Pura Vida” as the locals say! After leaving San Jose we’ve had the chance to experience Costa Rica’s natural beauty while staying in Arenal. Nestled in a quiet tropical area, our homey villas offered glimpses of the Arenal Volcano in the distance and quality time together. We also […]

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  • Playas y Montanas – Costa Rica Community Service

    Playas y Montanas - Costa Rica Community Service 1

    To continue our community service we went back to meet our Siempre Amigos friends to keep working on the kitchen. Desi and Logan showed the construction crew that they remembered what to do and began whipping up batches of concrete like pros. Stevie and Emily grabbed some sandpaper and began sanding down the kitchen’s woodwork […]

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  • Wildlife Sightings and Surfing on the Coast – Costa Rica Community Service

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    Our last few days in Costa Rica were a blast, and what better way to end our journey than at two beautiful beach locations! We spent our days in the town of Dominical relaxing in the water and surfing under the beautiful sun. Our hotel had lush surroundings and we spotted many lizards nearby and […]

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