Blog posts for Costa Rica

Into the Clouds

The field course has now come to an end in Costa Rica, after the second leg of our trip spent in the Cloud Forest of Monteverde. We spent 4 nights based at Monteverde Biological Station in the extensive Bosque Eterno de los Niños reserve in the mountain range of Tilaran Cordillera, at about 1500m altitude….

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jhb216    January 16th, 2018    Costa Rica


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


Countdown to Costa Rica!

It’s not long now until we pack our bags with binoculars and boots and set off across the world to Costa Rica. The field course is bound to be a blast and we’re certain to learn a great deal whilst we’re there. With everyone getting excited about the trip some of the students summed up…

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jhb216    December 16th, 2017    Costa Rica   


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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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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