Content created by students in the UGA Costa Rica Humanities Program in May 2019.
It’s day four in Costa Rica as a part of the University of Georgia Humanities study abroad program. So far the trip has resembled a vacation. We’ve eaten out at nice restaurants for every meal, enjoyed cocktails, taken pictures. We’ve … Continue reading “What Hiking Taught Me by Autumn Darracq” →
I was never one for the birds. Nope. But here I am. Its 5:30 in the morning (yes, you read that correctly). I am dragging myself out my bed, sleepy eyed and bedraggled for a bird walk. Pura Vida, I … Continue reading “For the Birds by Jas Anderson” →
Nature is perfect. We all know that, right? It makes pretty good sense. We grow up knowing that the plants and animals take care of themselves. If we leave the forest be, it just keeps on going. We open up … Continue reading “Understanding Perfection by Isabella Dobbins” →
My favorite meal in the world is a bacon-cheeseburger. My grandpa, a jovial, hearty man would say, “Good on ya,” whenever he’d see me demolish a steak or tear apart a plate of bacon and eggs. I’d feel validated, even … Continue reading “Carla’s Lesson by Teddy Vincent” →
I believe it was an hour or two into our hike that we saw the monkeys. It was humid and hot, like it always is when the sun approaches noon in Costa Rica. I’d been cradling my camera for so … Continue reading “Put that Camera Down by Ashton Bruce” →