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Marina Pez Vela sailed a rough sea to calmer waters
Costa Rica's Greatest Places
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Costa Rica's Greatest Places
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Marina Pez Vela sailed a rough sea to calmer waters

The Tico Times - October 10, 2016

Today in the Travel section we take a look at the past, present and future prospects of the Marina Pez Vela in Quepos, a first-class facility unique in…

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

The Tico Times - 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.…

Why Manuel Antonio and Quepos are king of the hill in Costa Rican tourism
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Why Manuel Antonio and Quepos are king of the hill in Costa Rican tourism

The Tico Times - October 3, 2016

Have you heard of this place called Manuel Antonio? It’s got the most popular national park in Costa Rica, a gleaming new marina in nearby Quepos and…

Jair Pérez of Jacó takes 1st place in World Surf League qualifier
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Jair Pérez of Jacó takes 1st place in World Surf League qualifier

Ellen Zoe Golden - September 19, 2016

The Essential Costa Rica Pro Qualifying Series from the World Surf League kicked off Sunday when 64 men and 16 women from all over Central America participated…

Sanatorio Durán: Is this a picture of a ghost?
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Sanatorio Durán: Is this a picture of a ghost?

The Tico Times - August 8, 2016

Our intrepid reporter recently visited the Sanatorio Durán, an abandoned old hospital outside Cartago said to be the most haunted place in Costa Rica. After being thoroughly…

VIDEO: Holalola captures Costa Rican life with wit and whimsy
Artists
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Artists
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VIDEO: Holalola captures Costa Rican life with wit and whimsy

The Tico Times - July 18, 2016

First things first: Lola is not the name of the designer behind Holalola, which is quickly becoming one of Costa Rica’s most recognizable brands. Her name is…

PHOTOS: The American Colony’s 56th annual Fourth of July picnic
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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PHOTOS: The American Colony’s 56th annual Fourth of July picnic

The Tico Times - July 4, 2016

The Stars and Stripes flew high on Sunday as United States citizens and their Costa Rican family and friends gathered to celebrate the Fourth of July at Cervecería Costa…

Street fair raises funds, ruffles feathers in downtown San José
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Street fair raises funds, ruffles feathers in downtown San José

The Tico Times - April 8, 2016

A line of white tents along the Plaza de la Cultura has caused controversy in recent days, with capital-dwellers complaining about the obstruction of a busy pedestrian…

‘Green Season’ book excerpt: Day of the Devils
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Green Season’ book excerpt: Day of the Devils

The Tico Times - December 6, 2015

The bull wagged its head side to side. Its feet dragged in the dirt. Men yelled and chanted. They jumped up and down. They thrust their pelvises.…

‘Green Season’ book excerpt: Moving Pictures
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Green Season’ book excerpt: Moving Pictures

The Tico Times - November 29, 2015

“Try this one on,” said the energetic young costumer. She handed me an earth-toned blazer. I slipped my arms through the sleeves and was relieved that it…

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