Mis Ticos Favoritos

Technically, teachers aren’t supposed to pick favorites. But I’m not a real teacher; I’m only pretending to be a teacher for a couple of weeks, so technicalities don’t really apply to me. I wanted to work with kids because it’s usually people my age that I have a harder time seeing eye-to-eye with. Little kids…

The Sleeping Indian

I woke up in La Fortuna today…I can’t exactly say I remember how I got here in the first place; becoming bus sick in the first 5 seconds of the ride tends to wipe your memory quite a bit. I arrived last night with some volunteers from my teaching program and we immediately went to…

To Monteverde and Back

Even though I’ve only been in Costa Rica for a little while, I’ve already figured out a big secret: the buses are never on time. In fact, there is a very simple mathematical equation to figuring out when your mode of transportation will actually arrive. Take the time that you are told that your bus…