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”

San Carlos to Alajuela

After a scenic 3+ hour ride through Naranjo, San Ruiz and several other areas I finally arrived in Alajuela that night. Costa Rica is a small country but because it is so monotonous is takes quite long to get from Point A to Point B.

My host in Alajuela offered to pick me up from the bus station when he realized I would be arriving late.

Acid Bill

This Keel-billed Toucan had acid poured on it’s beak – luckily the beak has began to grow back and at this point in time is looking much better.

Update from Proyecto Asis: The toucan can now pick up food and feed itself, great progressfullsizeoutput_66dc

Proyecto Asis Volunteering Tasks

Some of the tasks at the volunteer center include: cutting and distributing the fruits and veggies for feeding, washing dishes, cleaning out the refrigerators, hosing down cages and helping treat the animals in intensive care.

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