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When family visits its abroad student

Time August 20th, 2013 in College Study Abroad | No Comments by

My head started to spin. I lost my appetite. I was confused.

I was going through reverse culture shock, three months early.

It’s an odd reaction to have when parents come to visit, but in this case, it makes perfect sense.

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I learned how to fly

Time August 20th, 2013 in College Study Abroad | No Comments by

So not a particularly Costa Rican activity, but when I visited Playa Herradura, I got a chance to try out FlyBoarding.

The method of FlyBoarding is pretty simple. A large hose simply funnels exhaust water into a board. The water then pushes the rider above the water as much as 20 feet, and the rider has to balance, like on a snowboard on a spinning top.

Photos by David Cohen, my father.

Follow the rest of my adventure throughout Costa Rica here at IFSA-Butler’s blog, at my blog, on Twitter or even on Facebook.

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