Costa Rica Coffee Guide

In search of new horizons and old turtle traps in Manuel Antonio

October 6, 2016

Looking for centuries-old “turtle traps” on the beaches of Manuel Antonio, we found trees scratched by ocelots, saw two-headed butterflies and contemplated a premature demise while cliff-climbing.

We also got an in-depth lesson from two expert guides and dedicated environmentalists on the maritime zone, roughly defined as a law meant to protect the coastline that is flouted as often as it is followed.

And finally, we solved the mystery of how and why anyone would make a trap out of rocks.

Join the adventure in the second story of our package on Quepos/Manuel Antonio, part of the series “Costa Rica’s Greatest Places.” Read the full story in Travel.

You may be interested

Coronavirus restrictions reduced driving deaths, International Transport Forum says
Costa Rica
5293 views
Costa Rica
5293 views

Coronavirus restrictions reduced driving deaths, International Transport Forum says

AFP - October 28, 2020

The coronavirus crisis and lockdown measures limited road traffic and saved lives in early 2020, according to an annual report…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday
Costa Rica
1810 views
Costa Rica
1810 views

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 28, 2020

Happy Wednesday from The Tico Times! We hope you're reading this while drinking a delicious Costa Rican coffee and eating a…

Costa Rica allows reopening process for public parks and recreational facilities
Costa Rica
13 views
Costa Rica
13 views

Costa Rica allows reopening process for public parks and recreational facilities

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 27, 2020

Costa Rica will allow for the gradual reopening of public parks and certain recreational facilities, the Health Ministry and National…