Costa Rica Summer 2017

First Post from Costa Rica Summer 2017

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Greetings from La Fortuna, at the base of Arenal, Costa Rica’s most active volcano!! The squad is out and about on a “Talk to a Tico” scavenger hunt, asking locals about their culture and practicing their Spanish, while their fearless leaders hide in the shade drinking strawberry smoothies and blogging 😉 Our two orientation days […]

Costa Rica Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Electric Vehicle Charging Station in Costa Rica

Hey folks, I’m feeling super nostalgic as I walk through Alajuela today getting some logistics and last minute errands completed. It’s an eerily similar morning to my first day in country exactly 11 years ago, when I first worked in Costa Rica. Both mornings were spent finding the right SIM cards for our local cellphones. […]

Maclaine and Joanna

Welcome to Sustaining the Amazon 2017

Hey everybody! We’re getting ready to start our Amazon adventure! Can’t wait to spend two amazing weeks with all of you – exploring the diverse jungle ecosystem. This is Joanna’s second year with Sustainable Summer, and she’s eager to share her passion for tropical ecology, while connecting with the land and local communities. This will […]

Welcome to Costa Rica 2017

Hey homies! Skyeler and Haley here, raiding [Sustainable Summer Director] Jeff’s fridge as we write our first blog post! We have been loving this week with our SS friends and colleagues, reconnecting and getting psyched to lead these trips! We’ve read some truly inspiring updates from some our alumni students, which has been a powerful […]