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"2002 Study Abroad Program in Costa Rica"

 

Imagine … learning Spanish on a tropical beach as waves from the
                        Pacific Ocean roll in,

 

…hiking through a jungle where white-faced monkeys and toucans abound,

 

…getting to know new friends in their language instead of your own,

 

…living in a different place, trying new foods and discovering favorite hangouts.

 

Below are pictures taken during the 2002 WSC Costa Rica Program. The 19 participants in the program were in Costa Rica between June 3 and July 3. Students lived with Costa Rican families and took Spanish language and Hispanic civilization classes taught by a WSC professor. For more information about the Costa Rica Program, contact Dr. Adolfo Cacheiro.

 


WSC student Andrew Tucknot drinks coffee at the Britt Coffee Plantation in Costa Rica.


WSC students Robert Sellers and Ashley Tousaint in Costa Rica.


The beach on Tortuga Island.


Students work hard
in class


Costa Rica Program participants go paragliding.


A view of the Gulf of Papagayo from the Allegro Resort, where participants in the program stayed.


Costa Rica Program participants visited Isla Tortuga, where they enjoyed this performance of marimba music.


WSC student Molly Muir prepares to bungy jump.


Costa Rica Program participants go paragliding.


Manuel Antonio State Park


The beach on Tortuga Island

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