Flanked by the Pacific to its west and the Caribbean Sea to its east, Costa Rica is a rugged and beautiful gem in the heart of Central America. Roughly a quarter of the country is covered by dense and protected jungle, teeming with wildlife from howler monkeys to jaguar. Although the capital San Jose is well known for its array … Read More
Problem description A coral reef encloses its eco system like a protective barrier and ensures with this to provide a living space for thousands of different sea dwellers. Young fish are growing here, crabs are finding a protective natural resort in its caves and gaps. When corals die, it sets off a chain reaction. This also means sooner or later … Read More
Program: Costa Rica Adventure Location: Costa Rica Duration: 3 or 4 weeks Every year close to 3 million tourists visit Costa Rica- that is the equivalent to the size of the entire population! These days a trip to Costa Rica seems to be on everyone’s bucked list: if you are one of the lucky many that are planning to visit … Read More
Program: Marine Conservation Training Location: Costa Rica, Quepos Duration: 4 or 6 weeks If you have a passion for the underwater world, would like to explore this environment closer in depth and want to get active in conserving it for the future you have found the right program. Located in the beautiful beachtown of Quepos, Costa Rica, with Gapforce Marine … Read More
Program: Expedition Leader Training Location: UK, Costa Rica, Panama Duration: 16 weeks The Expedition Leader Training Course has a lot of moving parts and a huge number of important considerations, and the build-up to such an adventurous undertaking can seem daunting and fraught with uncertainty. Here we’ve put together our answers to seven of participants’ most frequently asked questions, … Read More
‘Pura Vida’ ’is the national expression of Costa Ricans, a catch-all phrase that can mean anything from ‘hello’ to ‘that’s awesome’. Its literal translation is Pure Life, a term that captures the essence of this, the world’s greenest – and happiest – country; small but bursting at the seams with life.
So having began our Costa Rican adventure in San Jose, being met by Meghan, we had an early start to catch the bus to Ojochal on Sunday morning. The drive over the mountains and along the coast was beautiful and after a quick stop to see some Giant Crocodiles just hanging out under the highway we arrived at Base Camp.
Costa Rica is one of those incredibly special destinations that entices travellers of all kinds. Based in the heart of Latin America, Costa Rica has something for everyone. With a plethora of attractions, varied landscapes, culture and wildlife – get ready to be blown away by the best beaches in the world and waterfalls to die for. In case you can’t tell, we’re … Read More