Blog posts for Costa Rica

Lets go to the beach beach

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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

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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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Perfect Presentations

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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

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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    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Just Keep Swimming

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10th January Today is the day to leave Tirimbina, our bags packed with the damp clothes amassed from the past couple of days and soaked walking boots everywhere in sight. Unfortunately the weather didn’t hold out for us here but we still had some cracking finds, such as this little guy – the granular glass…

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sf343    January 19th, 2017    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,