Instead of spending three days at Bocas del Toro, I have decided to spend my time taking the longer, but (according to my guide book) more scenic way via Turrialba to San José. I also took the opportunity to break the trip there and visit some nearby Indian ruins. Continue reading Stopgap or worthy stop?
I do not know if I have ever sweated that much as during my stay on the Osa peninsula, espially during my two-day hiking trek in the Parque Nacional Corcovado. After having hiked half way on the second day, my (fast-drying) hiking shirt was drenched in sweat – and stinking as hell! Continue reading Drenched in Sweat
My second volunteer project was completely different than my previous one at Volcán Arenal. I have worked at the turtle project "Quelonios del Caribe", which means palm trees instead of rain forest, sandy beaches instead of lava fields, and (of course) turtles instead of a volcano. Continue reading Turtles of the Caribbean
Now, my second week as a volunteer at Volcán Arenal has passed as well, which did not differ too much from my first week. However, I have not yet mentioned one small detail: our mode of transport between the ranger station and the park – which could be quite adventurous indeed. Continue reading Adventure Quad-ing
For a week, I have been working as a volunteer at Volcán Arenal National Park, and another week will follow. Continue reading Volunteering at Volcán Arenal
I spent a bit more time in San José than I originally planed to. The "instruction" for my volunteer program only consisted of a one-and-a-half hour long speech about the different projects, and so I had also enough time for exploring the surroundings of the city. Continue reading City amidst Volcanoes, Volcanoes in Clouds