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Photos: Costa Rica’s fantastic flora
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Photography
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Photos: Costa Rica’s fantastic flora

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 9, 2019

Despite its size, Costa Rica contains more than 5 percent of the world's biodiversity. Reader Megan M. captured some of that biodiversity during a recent walk near…

Pic of the Day: Sunset over Jacó
Jacó
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Jacó
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Pic of the Day: Sunset over Jacó

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 5, 2019

Preciosa Johnson captured these stunning photos of a recent sunset over the Pacific Ocean in Jacó, Puntarenas. [caption id="attachment_122516" align="alignnone" width="3024"] Courtesy Preciosa Johnson.[/caption] "It was my…

Year in Review: Our top photos of 2018
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Photos & Video
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Year in Review: Our top photos of 2018

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 26, 2018

Costa Rica is an incredibly photogenic country, and we have enjoyed chronicling our adventures throughout the year. Below are our some of our favorite images of 2018.…

Pic of the Day: Rainbow over Santo Domingo
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Photography
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Pic of the Day: Rainbow over Santo Domingo

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 22, 2018

SANTO DOMINGO, Heredia — Sunshine turned to cloudiness and a light rain Friday afternoon, but the result was a brilliant (but brief) rainbow over Costa Rica.

PHOTOS: Workers march against tax reform in Costa Rica
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Photos & Video
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PHOTOS: Workers march against tax reform in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - May 1, 2018

On May 1, International Workers' Day, Avenida Segunda in San José was filled with banners and marchers during the traditional protest held each year in Costa Rica.…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s Festival of Light
Holidays
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Holidays
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica’s Festival of Light

AFP - December 17, 2017

Costa Rica's traditional Festival de la Luz, a holiday parade through the heart of San José, filled the capital with holiday spirit on Saturday. This year's winner:…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica hosts World Meeting of Blue Zones
Events
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Events
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica hosts World Meeting of Blue Zones

Mónica Quesada - December 8, 2017

Costa Rica hosted the World Meeting of Blue Zones from Nov. 16-18. The event celebrated regions around the world where people exceed the average life expectancy, oftentimes…

How a Costa Rican coconut can turn you into a ‘beautiful Barbie’
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Photos & Video
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How a Costa Rican coconut can turn you into a ‘beautiful Barbie’

Katherine Stanley - December 2, 2017

When I chat with journalist and Tico Times columnist Alvaro Murillo, it's usually about politics – but this photo in his Facebook feed, published here with his permission,…

Bring on the high season
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Bring on the high season

The Tico Times - December 1, 2017

It's December now, so the gorgeous weather should start immediately, right? Well, a cold front is still causing chilly temperatures and rain in parts of the country,…

The blue skies (and waves) of summer
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Photos & Video
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The blue skies (and waves) of summer

The Tico Times - November 15, 2017

With December just two weeks out, we're dreaming of summer days like this one at Playa Conchal. To celebrate Costa Rica's dazzling verano and tourism high season,…

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