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Coffee Photography: An Old Costa Rican Coffee Plantation

The country is rich in gold, silver and copper, but its chief trade is in coffee, bananas and bar-gold, and it has been called the Coffee Republic.

When Bocas del Toro, Panama was part of Costa Rica

Look closely at this mid-1800s map of Costa Rica, and you might spot some major differences. 

Roosevelt’s Costa Rica fishing trip to Isla del Coco

Did you know that U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Costa Rica's Isla del Coco? Thanks to Larry Chastain we were able to get and digitize...

Costa Rica Sports History: A soccer match at The Old National Stadium

Soccer in Costa Rica has come a long way.

The birth of the Pan-American Highway in Costa Rica

I've always believed that the direction of my life was set by the birth of the Pan-American Highway (a.k.a. Inter-American Highway).

San José, Costa Rica: One of the first cities with electricity

In 1884, San José, Costa Rica, became one of the first cities in the world to be illuminated with electric lighting.

TBT: Costa Rica’s most famous crocodile

Nearly 10 years ago, Pocho the crocodile died of natural causes in Siquirres, Costa Rica.

TBT: Costa Rica at the turn of the decade (2010-19)

I know that sometimes I look back. But it's to know from where I come from.

TBT: Costa Rica’s National Stadium

The 35,000-seat stadium replaced its predecessor of the same name and location.

TBT: Costa Rica’s imposing Rio Grande railway bridge

The Rio Grande railway bridge is one of Costa Rica's most impressive architectural achievements
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