Tag Archives: Potrero

Bringing the family to Potrero

Ted Haile has been Abriendo Mentes’ Technology Coordinator since September 2013. He moved to Potrero from Los Angeles with his wife Kristina, and three sons, Jonathan (11), Noah (8) and Orion (5). He is a software engineer by trade, and … Continue reading

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Carrera de Cintas: Guanacaste Tradition celebrated in Potrero

Written by Abigail Sampson One of my favorite things about Costa Rica are the festivals and ‘Dia de something’s…’ of which there are many, celebrated in even the smallest communities. A couple of weeks ago, hundreds of cowboys rode into … Continue reading

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“First Time Abroad” Apprehensions

by Kristen Bridgford I still remember sitting in that little empty lounge at my university when I did my Skype interview with Becca and Lindsay. I remember I was transported to a different world with them where the palm trees … Continue reading

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One Year Ago Today

by Lindsay Losasso Has it really been a year already??? One year ago today, I made my first trek down the dusty, bumpy roads to Potrero. After a whirlwind month of stateside preparations, my husband and I had condensed our … Continue reading

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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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It’s Mother’s Day in Costa Rica!

By: Jerad Maplethorpe If you’re a mother living in Costa Rica, this is your kind of day. August 15 is Mother’s Day in Costa Rica. I’ve heard quite a bit about Mother’s Day over the last few weeks, but, until … Continue reading

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