A Hummingbird’s Home

From the people, the tourist attractions, the animals, the waterfalls and the mountainous landscape, Costa Rica is a beautiful place and was such an amazing experience for me.

I was only able to spend 10 days in the country making it one of my shortest international trips to date. It was an unfriendly reminder how a full time job with a specific amount of vacation time would prove to be difficult for someone who enjoys traveling as much as I do. However, for the time being working is what funds my travels so this will teach me how to make the most of every trip no matter how long.

I came to several realizations in Costa Rica: Continue reading “A Hummingbird’s Home”

fullsizeoutput_66f4 Volcán Poás contains one of the largest, most active, and acidic natural crater lagoons in the world. The last recorded major activity was in the mid-1950s but there are smaller eruptions that occur every year.

Illegal Pets

It is illegal to own a parrot as a pet in Costa Rica – unfortunately, many people still do and can often mistreat and then try to get rid of them.

Proyecto Asis takes in these mistreated parrots and slowly nurses them back to health. They go through several stages as they prepare them for release which includes different diets and progressively being placed with more parrots in larger cages.  This specific one is in the final stage before being released – and was letting me know he was ready to be free.

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