Week 1 Photo Collage

By: Elizabeth McDonald

Week 1: Photo Collage

Upon arriving in Atlanta and being reunited with everyone, Laurie and I decided we wanted to go swimming. Much to our disappointment, the pool was empty. Solution: bathtub balooza.

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The first day in Costa Rica was somewhat of a blur but I knew after just a couple hours here, this was going to be an incredible experience. Walking home from school the other day, I already felt like this was my home.

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When I imagined taking classes down here, I thought we would be in a typical classroom. Instead, we get the opportunity to learn outside, truly immersed in the culture.

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After class one day, we went to San José and inside the Mercado Central. My senses were overwhelmed with a plethora of sights, sounds and smells.

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Continuing our mission to work with others in the community to improve their lives, we volunteered at a local food bank. It was very interesting to compare the work done here and that in the United States.

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On our first weekend excursion, we visited Volcán Poás. In all the time I lived here, I never saw it as clear as I did the other day.

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We also visited La Paz Waterfall Gardens which gave us beautiful views of the waterfall and an opportunity to see some awesome animals.

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