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Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 3)
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Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 3)

Garry Wallace - June 21, 2019

Earlier this year, we told you about Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-km hike from Costa Rica's Atlantic to its Pacific coast.  Garry Wallace recently completed the…

Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 2)
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Costa Rica
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Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 2)

Garry Wallace - June 20, 2019

Earlier this year, we told you about Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-km hike from Costa Rica's Atlantic to its Pacific coast.  Garry Wallace recently completed the…

Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 1)
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Costa Rica
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Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 1)

Garry Wallace - June 19, 2019

Earlier this year, we told you about Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-km hike from Costa Rica's Atlantic to its Pacific coast.  Reader Garry Wallace recently completed…

Costa Rica’s ‘invaluable’ 280-kilometer, sea-to-sea, 16-day hike
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Changemakers
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Costa Rica’s ‘invaluable’ 280-kilometer, sea-to-sea, 16-day hike

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 23, 2019

While spending more than two weeks hiking Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-kilometer trail from Costa Rica’s Atlantic to Pacific coasts, the country’s natural beauty took a…

Corcovado: Change is coming to a timeless place
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Corcovado: Change is coming to a timeless place

The Tico Times - May 15, 2017

CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK, Puntarenas — Walking into Corcovado is like entering a cathedral, a holy, ancient place with a tall ceiling where light filters down as if…

10 great hotels in Arenal for backpackers, billionaires and everyone in between
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Arenal
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10 great hotels in Arenal for backpackers, billionaires and everyone in between

The Tico Times - April 20, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — We got wet in our private hot tub. We ate three-course meals ending in cheesecake. We soaked in magma-heated springs until even our…

Arenal is where the gods would live if they lived in Costa Rica
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Arenal is where the gods would live if they lived in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 10, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — It hovers over the region like a pyramid of the gods, a nearly perfect cone with deceptively green hillsides that were once flooded…

Photos: Corcovado is like ‘Jungle Book’ without tigers and bears
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Photos: Corcovado is like ‘Jungle Book’ without tigers and bears

The Tico Times - January 5, 2017

CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK, Puntarenas — Oops, I did it again. For the third time, with friends from the U.S. looking for the consummate Costa Rica experience, I…

Camaronal: Race is on to save baby turtles from poachers (and raccoons)
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Animals
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Camaronal: Race is on to save baby turtles from poachers (and raccoons)

The Tico Times - November 17, 2016

CAMARONAL, Guanacaste — Sea turtles enter the world facing long odds. As eggs they are dug up and devoured by raccoons, as hatchlings waddling to the sea…

Carate: Dispatch from the edge of the world
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Carate: Dispatch from the edge of the world

Paul Collar - November 11, 2016

CARATE, Puntarenas — By national highway, Carate is the farthest you can get from San José and still be in Costa Rica. It is a rural hamlet…

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