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Costa Rica

Weaving past the vocal lottery vendors flanking the cavernous entrance, I let the dark labyrinth swallow me. This is not your typical tourist spot, I thought to myself as my eyes adjusted to their new environs. The narrow passageways are always filled with people, frantically bargaining and pointing to merchandise hanging from the steep walls. […]

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  Talamanca is Costa Rica’s southeastern frontier region located in the Limon Providence. It is a densely forested region that remained untouched until the end of the 19th century and almost inaccessible until the 1970’s. Talamanca’s name derives from the Miskito Indian word Talamalka, which means “place of blood,” referring to the end of a […]

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The beach of Ostional is the scenery for a rarely-seen biological wonder. In rainy season, the week before new moon, hundreds – and sometimes hundreds of thousand sea turtles come to one specific mile of beach at Ostional to dig their eggs into the black, volcanic sand. The black-sand beach of Ostional The Ostional Wildlife […]

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Uvita Island, or Isla Uvita (Spanish: “little grape island”), officially Isla Quiribrí, is a small (0.8 km²) island 885 metres offshore of the port at Limón on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The island is 420 metres long from north to south and 315 metres wide, northwest to southeast.[1] It is currently uninhabited, but there is at least […]

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Even as tourism has mushroomed on Costa Rica’s southern coast, Cahuita has managed to hold onto its laid-back Caribbean vibe. The roads are made of dirt, many of the older houses rest on stilts and chatty neighbors still converse in Mekatelyu. A graceful black-sand beach and a chilled-out demeanor hint at a not-so-distant past, when […]

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The southern Nicoya Peninsula has long been one of Costa Rica’s most secluded gems. From the hilly interior, the mountains sweep down to the Pacific Ocean, creating some of the most pristine and remote beaches in Costa Rica. This tropical paradise had long been off the beaten path due to the poor condition of the […]

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Geography and demographics The Tarbaca district is one of the five original districts of the corner and over the years has not undergone major changes in its territorial extension. For many years he occupied an area of 15.20 km2 , to the 1984 census , when it appears with 14,20 km2. And for Census 2000 […]

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Set at a short distance from the town of La Fortuna, the La Fortuna waterfall emerges from dense jungle greenery before plummeting some 200 feet (65 m) into an emerald pool below. Those that have brought along swimming suits and a hearty sense of adventure can swim in the chilly water below the fall. Others […]

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Mt. Chirripó, the highest mountain in Costa Rica (and second highest in Central America) stands tall at 3,820 m (12,532 ft.). Climbing 19 km up Chirripó is one of the best ways to experience the beauty of Costa Rica. Monkeys roam the forests; the terrain continues to change every hour; the flowers come in every […]

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Set atop the spine of Costa Rica’s continental divide, Monteverde is a world above the coastal towns that dot the country’s famous shoreline. It is a place of cloud forests and coffee plantations, monkeys, mist, and friendly locals. The town of Santa Elena is small and quaint, filled with tasty restaurants and folksy artisan shops, […]

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