While cocaine-producing Colombia and cocaine-transiting Mexico are plagued by government warnings, the narco-trafficking corridor in-between is relatively free of travel alerts.
Tucked into the narrow Central American isthmus, Costa Rica may look small, but it conceals mysterious cloud forests, quiet beaches and extraordinary wildlife.
Seven countries that contain a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.
Not only is volunteering in Costa Rica a great way to help the local economy in a sustainable way, it also opens the door to a potentially life-changing travel experience.
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