Seeing Costa Rica: Poás Volcano



It’s crazy to think that I’ve already been in Costa Rica for a month. Time has seriously flown by since arriving in San José on February 22. While I am excited to finish pre-service training and start my official Peace Corps service, I’m trying to savor the time that I have left in Concepción, San Isidro with my host family and fellow PCTs (Peace Corps Trainees).

Over the past 2 weeks, I finally got the chance to explore some of this beautiful country. Two weekends ago, my host family took me to Poás Volcano National Park. It. I had never seen a volcano before so you can imagine my excitement when they asked me if I wanted to go (¡ahhh Sí, por supuesto!).

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#FoodFriday: Pejibaye and Empanadas

It’s #FoodFriday y’all!

#FoodFriday is going to be the part of my blog where I can share my pasión por la comida! I’ll be honest, I have a feeling that this #FoodFriday thing won’t make it past the next 3 months of training in San Isidro, but I’m going to try. I really am! If anything, when I get to my site (most likely going to be somewhere rural) I’ll just have to write about rice and beans every Friday with some mysterious twist. Will there be salt? pepper? spices? hot sauce?! Who knows. It’s a misterio!

On to the food! Where to start?

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