If you’ve got some time on your hands over the holidays but are looking to stay a little closer to the Central Valley, here are five great one-day getaways from San José.
Visiting the San José Cabecar indigenous community, located in the mountains of Talamanca, Limón, is not something many people have the chance to do. This community is one of the few in Costa Rica that has maintained a significant part of its identity; they still use natural medicine, hunting and fishing techniques, traditional cultural activities and language.
Albino animals are not all that rare, says Rodolfo Vargas, founder and director of the Herpetology Refuge in Santa Ana. But in the wild they rarely grow to size. Without camouflage, they are easily seen by predators. A fully grown, 3-meter long, white boa constrictor is therefore extremely rare.
On a recent trip I took to the port city of Puntarenas, I noticed a bunch of signs advertising “Churchills.” All along the Paseo de Turistas, restaurants and stands announced that their Churchills were the best in town. Good for them, I thought. But what in Costa Rica was a Churchill?
Costa Rica will play a decisive match against New Zealand on June 14. La Sele will fight for a spot in the upcoming World...
During the meeting held this Thursday at the Presidential Office, the representatives of seven business chambers asked President Rodrigo Chaves for the prompt approval...