If you’ve missed my other recaps of my 3 week mission trip to Costa Rica, check out what I ate there, the mission work I did, and the adventure trips! On the final Saturday of our mission work, we all woke up, ate breakfast with the Sisters, and packed up our bags. Before we knew … More CR Part 5: The Vacation!
Okay, so, I can’t type that title without rocking out to Ed Sheeran in my head. Anyone else? No. Still love that song. Can’t get enough of it. ANYWAYS… Now back to your regularly scheduled blogging (Taking a break from the CR posts): 1. I hope you enjoyed reading about my Costa Rican journey – … More Thinking Out Loud
Taking a break from Costa Rica posts – I have two more for you, I promise… But it’s been awhile since I’ve posted a Tuesday Tunes, so here we are! I have so many songs that I am seriously loving right now and can’t get enough of. I did the month free version of the … More Tuesday Tunes
We had 2 and a half adventure days planned for us during our time down in Costa Rica. We spent one evening in downtown San Jose, the following day was spent zip-lining and at hot springs, and the final day of the trip was spent at the beach. Here’s a (BRIEF) recap of all of … More CR Part 4: The Fun!
The final two work days of our trip -Wednesday and Thursday, we split in to two groups and headed to two different communities to perform health screenings on the individuals within the communities. These communities are sometimes referred to as the Precarios. Precarios translates in to “precarious” in English, which means “uncertain, dangerously likely to … More CR Part 3: Precarios Screening
If you’ve missed any previous posts, check out the food I ate while in CR and Part 1 of my journey. The first Wednesday of the trip started our time in different facilities around Alajuela. About 16 of us were staying at Manos Abiertas (me included) to work in the hospital portion with the children; … More CR Part 2: Working at Manos Abiertas
While I had a ton of fun while down in Costa Rica, it wasn’t all play. Our purpose was to care for orphaned and less fortunate individuals, providing them with health care that they wouldn’t typically receive without our being there. I’ll try to briefly cover most of what we did and I will separate … More CR Part 1: Manos Field Trips