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22 May, 2009

La Fortuna Area

Medicinal Farm Visit
The group visiting a medicinal plant garden, family farm, and cottage industry shampoo production facility
that uses self-made biogas!

Solar Greenhouse Visit
A visit to a solar greenhouse where medicinal herbs are being dried.
From left to right: Alejandro, 
Miguel Karian, and Jen.

Fresh Milk Anyone?
Alejandro practicing milking a cow. An optional volunteer work activity on a small family farm in the La Fortuna area.

Arboreal Serpent
An arboreal nocturnal snake found in the northern lowland area surrounding La Fortuna:
In the garden of the eco-lodge we were staying at in fact!

Family Farm Visit
Visiting hogs during a small family farm visit.