Category: Undergraduate

Homestay in HaMakuya

Blythe Owen Wheaton College African Ecology and Conservation in South Africa - Fall 2017 This week we challenged ourselves to try new things and completely immerse ourselves in an entirely different culture on our homestays in Hamakuya. We were split up into groups of 4 or 5 people and went...

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...