A Second Family for Miguel in the Lost Canyon by Miguel, Canyoneering Guide
My first and FAVORITE tour is the Lost Canyon. I did it the first time more than five years ago. I was living in Monteverde and actually moved where I was to be a guide in the Lost Canyon. This canyon is really amazing as it has one of the highest rappels in Costa Rica!My favorite part of being a guide at the Lost Canyon is getting to see people experience it for the first time. I love talking to the clients and learning about them and also being able to share and laugh with them. Having fun with each of them is the best part! I really love working with smaller groups as I can connect with each person better. It has definitely made me grow as a person and has allowed me to learn and practice my English also.
I also love my co-workers. We are a team and a family! We spend 8 hours a day together in the canyon. The canyon house in my second home and we are a really solid team. Most of the guys have all been working together for years and have gone through a lot. It is good to know we are always looking out for each other out there. We all work really hard but we always have fun together!
I’ve worked at Desafio for almost a year; it’s been great and thanks to this job I’ve been able to develop my personality and am getting closer to achieving the many goals that I have, like becoming a US Marine ju..
The Costa Rica Adventure Academy was started by Suresh Krishnan, the owner of Desafio Adventure Company. His goal is to train the next generation of adventure guides based on leadership, safety and service, improving the adventure industry and creati..
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Planning a Team Building, Incentive or Corporate Event in Costa
Planning a Team Building, Incentive or Corporate Event in Costa Rica
by Christine Krishnan, Community Outreach
Team-building activities for Meetings & Incentive groups, students and corporate events have become pretty mainstream -..