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Monteverde: You can get there from here, but you’ll need some pura vida
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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Monteverde: You can get there from here, but you’ll need some pura vida

Marshall Cobb - April 23, 2017

We’re pleased to introduce a new column from Monteverde resident Marshall Cobb, who will share commentary on this unique and storied community northwest of San José. Eager…

Dealing with climate change in Costa Rica’s treasured Monteverde cloud forest
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Dealing with climate change in Costa Rica’s treasured Monteverde cloud forest

Amanda Zúñiga - January 9, 2016

MONTEVERDE, Puntarenas – Climate change is one of the most troubling problems of the decade. It already has caused significant consequences across the globe, and Costa Rica is no exception. The cloud forest…

Monteverde’s community radio station aims to inform and entertain town’s diverse population
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Monteverde’s community radio station aims to inform and entertain town’s diverse population

Michael Krumholtz and Amanda Zuñiga - December 21, 2015

MONTEVERDE, Puntarenas -- Up the dust-covered trail that overlooks a chain of valleys below, a faint echo hums from the modest, wooden shack where the front door gets easily jammed.…

Costa Rica’s Moon Run highlights Monteverde’s hidden side
Monteverde
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Monteverde
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Costa Rica’s Moon Run highlights Monteverde’s hidden side

The Tico Times - December 14, 2015

MONTEVERDE, Puntarenas -- As they race this daunting, 62-kilometer ultramarathon, there's a small stretch where the runners are required to do the most counterintuitive thing imaginable: walk. Participants…

Monteverde hotel owner of 11 years has few regrets
Business
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Business
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Monteverde hotel owner of 11 years has few regrets

The Tico Times - May 21, 2015

SANTA ELENA, Puntarenas — Ran Smith, 45, of Austin, Texas, has a full head of gray hair but seems way too young to have owned the Pensión…