Red eyed tree frog Costa Rica

Tales From a Jungle Survivor – by Michela Vincent

After a stressful, delayed flight to San Jose and a morning spent hanging out with my new wilderness medicine pals, the trip, for me really kicked off on our 4 hour bus ride to the Caribbean coast. The views were spectacular; I couldn’t tear my eyes from the road. The rapidly changing…

Hospital Volunteer in Costa Rica

Hanging Out With Some Giant Crocodiles

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.

Expedition Medics

Update from Expedition Medicine

The TELs third week began with a grumpy hangover as they woke to an Army Ant invasion, combined with a loud Scots facetime. Due to yesterday’s late night a post-lunch start was favoured. The slow day was filled with forgotten Spanish and hilarious recalls of countless beers and the dodgy 6km, pitch black, trek home rifled with trips and falls. … Read More