A photo journey through the meals of my summer abroad!
Costa Rican breakfast in Heredia: Fried eggs, French bread with fresh cheese and butter
Lunch at la Universidad Latina de Heredia: Grilled chicken, white rice, black beans, pasta salad, with lime mayonnaise, mustard, and hot sauce
Window view of a cake shop and bakery at a bus stop near my host family’s home
Enjoying a daiquiri with fresh Costa Rican strawberries, a major national crop
Dinner at an Italian Restaurant in Paseo de los Flores, Heredia
Costa Rican buffet with brown rice, chicken, and mixed vegetables and salad greens with a creamy lime vinaigrette
Traditional Costa Rican meal with grilled chicken, black beans, white rice, plantains, mixed greens, and mashed yucca
Costa Rican lunch: Refried beans, bean empanadas, roasted potatoes with pork, and yellow rice
Mexican breakfast: Handmade corn tortillas with refried beans, eggs, chorizo, and avocado
My Mexican kitchen in Monterrey
Street vendor selling jalapenos and pineapples in Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon
Street vendor selling fresh corn tortillas on the streets of Guadalupe
Sarah Caton is a Junior at the University of Kentucky majoring in Gender and Women’s Studies and Spanish. In the Summer of 2014, she participated in a study abroad program in Costa Rica through partner provider Sol Education Abroad.