Costa Rica

Sharing

Facebookgoogle_plus

Follow Us

Facebookgoogle_plus

Rainforests

We arrived in Santa Elena yesterday, a town close to Monteverde.
The town is located high up in the mountains, strung along a winding road that makes it way on the very tops of the mountains.

Read More

BACK TO TOP

Nature Deficit Disorder

Thinking back at our time at the Finca and the people we met there, one thing seems to stand out. The people who are very dedicated to sustainable living, building and farming and conserving nature are people who have had a strong connection to nature as a child or developed one as an adult. Two people we met at the farm expressed this to us. Eduardo and Umberto both grew up in nature and experience the loss of it, both now passionate about conserving it in the work that they do.

Read More

BACK TO TOP

Meeting Vandana Shiva…the dog at Finca La Flor.

Some of you may know Vandana Shiva. She is India’s celebrity environmentalist (India’s equivalent of our David Suzuki). Like David, she is a scientist (physicist) who has become spokesperson for Indian farmers struggle against chemical /seed giant corporations such as Monsanto.

Read More

BACK TO TOP

Canopy walk in Monteverde 

The Monteverde reserve was awe-inspiring. We hiked up and down the paths for about 5 hours. The vegetation was so lush and beautiful.

READ MORE

BACK TO TOP


 

The bad part of the trip so far

When we first got to the Caribbean beach it was really hot and muggy we had to take a 5 hour bus to get here:(

Read More

BACK TO TOP


 

Finding new creatures in the forest

A few days ago we went on a night walk and saw a big beetle, a sloth, and other animals...

Read More

BACK TO TOP


 

 

The Night Forest

Poem by Sophie

Read More

BACK TO TOP

Sustainable Building With Machete Man

Our second workday was under the guidance of Eduardo. Eduardo was volunteering and getting ready for a workshop on sustainable building he was going to run during the weekend.

READ MORE

BACK TO TOP


 

 

drawing_sophie (3 of 1)A Strange New Thing

Poem by Sophie

Read More

BACK TO TOP

Volunteering at Finca La Flor

Our first volunteering experience was very interesting and informative.   We started working in an agricultural project under the guidance of CARLOS a local farmer who describes himself as a jack-of-all-trades, but his main role in Finca La Flor is taking care of the animals.

READ MORE

BACK TO TOP


 

A SURPRISE IN THE KITCHEN

One day after leaving Cananda

Read More

BACK TO TOP


 

Sharing

Facebookgoogle_plus

Follow Us

Facebookgoogle_plus