High Low Glitter: Costa Rica


by Catricia Morris

First Month

High: Before coming here, one of the things I said I was going to do is go zip lining and I did it! I’m not usually one to participate in activities with many associated risks, but it was so fun! Definitely an experience I will never forget.

Low: I was sick for a few days this month. Begin sick in a new place that is far from home is not fun.

Glitter: Living with a host family is not always easy, but there are moments that are really great and when I really feel part of the family. Those have been some of my favorite moments here so far.

Catricia Morris is currently a junior at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. This semester she is studying abroad in Monteverde, Costa Rica. Throughout her four months there she will be taking Spanish classes and working at one of the local bilingual schools as a student teacher in a kindergarten classroom.

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