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Win a Planeterra Voluntour to Costa Rica!

Postby planeterra » Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:47 pm

Planeterra is giving away a Voluntour to Costa Rica to help with the sea turtles!

All you have to do is tell us a story. If you've got a great travel story to tell, send it in to by August 28, 2009 for your chance to win a Planeterra Voluntour trip for two to Costa Rica!

Each Budget Travel Magazine issue includes a section entitled True Stories. Readers are encouraged to send in their funny, strange, heartwarming, ridiculous (brief 250-word) stories from their own travel. The editors pick the best story, and the winner receives a trip! For the summer issue, Planeterra is giving away a trip for two on Project Costa Rica, including airfare. The winner will be featured in a fall issue, and will be asked to write about their trip, to be featured in a later issue. Get story-writing guidlines

To submit your story email Budget Travel: or send by mail to:
True Stories, Budget Travel, 530 7th Ave., New York, NY, 10018

Trip Overview:

Spend 5 days volunteering on a Sea Turtle Conservation Project as part of your Costa Rican Adventure.

Volunteer activities include night patrols along the beach, data collection, beach clean-ups, maintenance, monitoring of the turtles and if the timing is right, counting baby turtles and releasing them.

Trip Highlights:

San Jose, Sea Turtle Conservation Project, Monteverde Cloud Forest, La Fortuna.

Good Luck!

Learn more about Planeterra's Voluntours.
Planeterra is the non-profit organization founded by Gap Adventures in 2003. Planeterra supports and develops community projects worldwide that travellers can visit on Voluntours and other Gap Adventures. Visit
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