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“El rincon de la vieja” is a national park in the norhtwestern part of Costa Rica in the Province of Guanacaste, about 25 kilometers from the city of Liberia. The Park is divided in two areas “las Pailas” and “ Santa Maria” and is one of the most diverse national parks of the country. You...
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Visiting Costa Rica’s, you will notice the colorful oxcarts. This typical oxcart is called “carreta de bueyes” and is one of Costa Rica’s most famous handicrafts. Each oxcart is unique with different drawings of bright colors, that can be geometric figures, flowers, animals or landscapes. The tradition of painting and decorating the oxcarts began in...
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When the Grande and Virilla rivers join together, they become the Grande de Tárcoles River. The hydrographic basin of the Tárcoles River is one of the most important in Costa Rica. This is because its headwaters are located in the Western Central Valley and feed the sector with water and drain its waters loaded with...
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1. La Amistad International Park, Limón La Amistad International Park is located in the south of Costa Rica, on the border with Panama, with which it shares its territory. In 1983 the park was declared a Natural World Heritage site by UNESCO and is one of the most biodiverse locations in Central America. The protected...
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in Travel Notes Costa Rica food

Are you planning a trip to Costa Rica? In addition to touring its beautiful tropical beaches and jungle landscapes, do not forget to try its delicious traditional cuisine! Due to the geographical position of Costa Rica, there is a unique meeting of flora and fauna, which generates an exuberant range of food products; also enriched...
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Por: Yendry Salazar Un sonido característico de los bosques de Costa Rica en cualquier provincia donde nos encontremos: el sonido de las chicharras volando de un árbol a otro. En algunos países las conocen como cigarras, cocuyos, cicadas, chiquirines, tococos, cocoras o cogollos. Las reconocemos por su tamaño y forma: miden entre 15 y 66...
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