Category: Costa Rica

There’s No Place Like Palo Verde

Ella Zhao Emory University Tropical Biology in Costa Rica - Summer 2019 That's me on the far left trying to stay warm in the high altitude of the Páramo Palo Verde, light of my life, fire of my mind. My agony, my ecstasy (not the drug). Pa-loh-vur-dey: the tip of...

Unforgettable Experience in Costa Rica

Sarah Sampson Colgate University Tropical Diseases, Environmental Change, & Human Health in Costa Rica - Fall 2017 Here I am taking in the rainforest on a trail at La Sevla Biological Station. This past semester in Costa Rica was an unforgettable experience. From being in a new environment andbeing immersed...

Diversity on Display

Dennis Bolshakov College of Wooster Tropical Biology on a Changing Planet in Costa Rica - Fall 2017 Here I am taking in the views of the rainforest from a canopy tower. I am a biology major from The College of Wooster in Ohio, United States, and I am currently with...

First Impressions Of Costa Rica

Mikayla Kifer Bowdoin College Tropical Biology on a Changing Planet in Costa Rica - Fall 2017 My classmate, Tyus getting up close and personal to a tarantula. For most people, travelling is a way to explore differences. We like to contrast our “normal,” boring lives with something foreign and exciting; the...

Looking Back on Costa Rica

Ryan Davis Grinnell College Tropical Biology on a Changing Planet in Costa Rica, Fall 2014 I have few experiences that I look back upon with such fondness and joy as my semester abroad with the OTS Tropical Biology program in Costa Rica. That's me in front of the many volcanoes...