WARNING: You will want Costa Rica on your Bucketlist after you see THIS!

By Brittney Hofbauer 13 days ago

After 2 weeks of adventure and meaningful work saving turtles, take a peak of what this group of volunteers experienced at Latin American Sea Turtles (LAST) in Costa Rica…

 

 

Firstly they had to take a boat into the grounds of the NGO. Look at the jungle…

 

jungle last

 

And their grounds!😲

 

last palm trees

 

grounds at last

 

sitting at beach

 

LAST

 

How is it even more beautiful from up top!?

 

last laguna

 

drone of last

 

Pictures and videos shot by Cameron Smith

 

All the animals they saw in the wild, looking all cute.😍

 

crocodile

Look closely!

 

sloth

Do you see the sloth?

 

cute crab

Should we call him Sebastian?

 

monkey

 

lizard

 

Learning about sea turtles and how to save them, mind-boggling!

 

learning

 

teaching on screen

 

concentration

 

what a group!

The lovely group of volunteers at LAST

 

And actually searching and saving sea turtles and their baby hatchlings!

 

Sophia searching

Sophia all excited searching for turtle eggs!

 

Last Hatchery

How the hatchery looks, where they protect the eggs.

 

hatchery

Do you see the volunteers in the background?

 

searching for eggs

Keep searching, everyone!

 

thank you!

 

And of course, living like a local, relaxing & having fun!😊

 

group of volunteers

GivingWay Group (from L to R): Mark, Sophia, Mathias, Levi, Karleigh, and Andreas

 

volunteering relaxing

Zigi chilling!

 

playing soccer

 

local family

 

hammock last

 

last cards

Karleigh and Mathias playing cards!

 

Here’s a look at the mini-video we put together of the GivingWay Group to Costa Rica!

If you are curious or have any questions,  feel free to reach out to any of the volunteers who went on this trip.

We also have another group going in June, learn more here, c’mon and help save the sea turtle babies🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢

If you can’t go in June, then no worries. You can check out all our other groups and see if there are others that suit you better.

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