Nov 20, 2015
Students try out the giant hammock at El Centro Social Tio Antonio in Granada, Nicaragua.
This year, for the first time, students on the spring and fall ACM Costa Rica Programs took a five-day field trip to Nicaragua. Already, the excursion is becoming a highlight of both programs.
Visiting Costa Rica's neighbor to the north and seeing the similarities and contrasts between the two countries gives students a broader, richer regional perspective on Central America, according to Program Director Bonnie Furman.
With all the beautiful scenery and centuries-old colonial buildings, hikes into the massive lava tubes of a volcano, boat rides to tiny islands, and some great meals, the trips have been a chance for sight-seeing as well as cultural discovery. Read more
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