La Selva isn’t really a tourist stop; it’s mostly used for research. I heard they produce one scientific journal every 72 hours or something insane like that. There are endless things to study in the rainforest apparently… and yet people still cut it down, stupid people.
Anyway, so last weekend was my second field trip with my Tropical Ecology class and I don’t think you can get much more tropical than the tropical rainforest. Once again, everything was paid for (except my ice cream, that was much needed) which again was amazing because as a broke college student, I will take a free trip wherever I can get one.
We arrived in La Selva and it was ridiculously humid and hot. You have not felt humidity until you have been in the rainforest, let me tell you. I felt disgusting and I also felt the need to avoid any and all photographs because, ew. But here is one..