Day 5 Guanacaste Rincon De La Vieja National Park

The visit to Rincon De La Vieja National Park can be described with one word, amazing! The students chose to do an hour and forty five minute trail through the forest. The views were spectacular, there were views of the mountains all the way to mud bubbles. The temperatures ranged from 192 degrees to over 200 degrees Fahrenheit. The trails were rocky and windy and very fun to walk. An interesting fact about the park is that on this day, the park only had 3 rangers on duty, that's not much for over 30,000 acres of land that La Vieja makes up. Alonso, the EF tour guide, gave a very educational tour and told the group many facts. The students were able to stop frequently and snap many photos of the beautiful views, plant and animal life. After visiting La Vieja, the students were able to kick back and enjoy their last day in Costa Rica by enjoying time with their classmates by the pool. This study abroad trip has been an amazing experience and an opportunity everyone should take advantage of.  Monica Bettis '12