Blog posts for Costa Rica archive

Welcome to the Jungle!

Sorry for the lack of updates, but for the last few days we have been staying at a remote location on the Osa Peninsula. The Osa Peninsula is in the south west Pacific lowlands of Costa Rica and is renowned for harbouring some of the country’s most charismatic wildlife. There is no road access to…

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jhb216    January 10th, 2018    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive


Lets go to the beach beach

18th January After a long day cooped up in the coach we finally arrived at our last destination of the field course, the blistering hot beaches of Playa Grande. With some free time to explore we had a look around Hotel las tortugas, complete with swimming pool, hot tub and hammocks. Right on the beach…

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sf343    January 26th, 2017    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Wildlife of San Gerardo

15th January Our assessed presentations are now out of the way, and it’s time to head to our next location for the field course, but not before a quick stop at the hummingbird cafe! This cafe has a number of sugar feeders that attract a wide variety of hummingbirds, providing the perfect place to see…

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sf343    January 26th, 2017    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Perfect Presentations

15th January After two days of data collection and frantic presentation prep the time to show off our findings has arrived! Here’s a summary of a few of the brilliant research topics from Field Course Costa Rica this year… Begonia Group Why do begonia leaves have varying drip tip numbers? For our group project we…

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sf343    January 25th, 2017    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Hazardous Hiking

11th-14th January Rising bright and early for our second day in Monteverde we prepared for a day experiencing potential ideas for our main projects, eager to get stuck in researching our chosen subject. A hike in the cloud forest to increasing elevations began our morning, letting us observe the changes in the surrounding forest along…

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sf343    January 25th, 2017    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


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