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 outside my window. I can walk out of the house and have my pick of fresh fruit off the tree: mango, star fruit; whatever I can reach. More importantly, the walk to a beautiful white sand beach is only five minutes away, and I can take my pick of which one I want to visit that day. While at first glance it looks like paradise, there are definitely some things I have had to get used to:
The average temperature is 82 degrees, yet being so close to the equator makes it feel a lot hotter! I often feel like I’m the only one sweating or at least…
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