Tag Archives: adapting

What do you do here? Part 3

by Becca Hurliman In previous posts, I discussed the local food culture and some of the active entertainment volunteers can seek out in Potrero and the surrounding area.  This week I decided to take a look at the personal changes … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge

                By Jenna van Schoor Last Sunday I went scuba diving for the first time in five years. We, a group of AM volunteers and staff, left the bay of Playa Potrero at … Continue reading

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The Growing Never Really Ends

By Becca Hurliman While Potrero is still the calm little town that it is, it seems as though the Abriendo Mentes team has been working nonstop for the past few months.  The most apparent change is our new office, now … Continue reading

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City Girl in a Different World

AM volunteer Jaida gives her first impressions on transitioning to life in Potrero, Costa Rica. By Jaida Moore “Thankfulness is the soil from where joy grows.” -Unknown I wake up every morning to the sun shining and a tropical oasis … Continue reading

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