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Pic of the Day: From the oceans to the mountaintop, happy long weekend!
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Pic of the Day: From the oceans to the mountaintop, happy long weekend!

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 14, 2020

Costa Rica's Independence Day isn't until tomorrow, but the country is observing the day off today as part of an effort to create more long weekends. From…

Pic of the Day: Exploring Costa Rica on Independence Day weekend
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Exploring Costa Rica on Independence Day weekend

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 12, 2020

Costa Ricans everywhere are a little more patriotic in September, the month of their country's independence. Along with much of Central America, Costa Rica celebrates Independence Day…

Pic of the Day: Dressed in black, women march in memory of Allison Bonilla
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Dressed in black, women march in memory of Allison Bonilla

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 7, 2020

Thousands across the country marched Sunday in memory of Allison Bonilla, María Luisa Cedeño and other women who have been victims of femicides in Costa Rica. "The…

Pic of the Day: Andrey Amador represents Costa Rica at Tour de France
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Other Sports
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Pic of the Day: Andrey Amador represents Costa Rica at Tour de France

The Tico Times - September 1, 2020

Andrey Amador is the lone Costa Rican cyclist at the 2020 Tour de France. The prestigious cycling event began August 29 and ends September 20 — delayed…

Pic of the Day: Spectacular coastlines in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Spectacular coastlines in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - August 14, 2020

Bordered on two sides by water, it's no surprise Costa Rica has many spectacular beaches. Some of the best are in the province of Guanacaste, with its…

Pic of the Day: Cerro Pasquí, Cartago
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Cerro Pasquí, Cartago

The Tico Times - February 26, 2020

Tico Times reader Daniel Bogarin shared his photo of Cerro Pasquí, an extinct volcano near the slopes of Costa Rica's mighty Irazú. Bogarin says it's easy to…

Pic of the Day: Swimming under a turquoise waterfall
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Swimming under a turquoise waterfall

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 19, 2020

You're never far from a waterfall when you're in Costa Rica. And while this one — located near Bajos del Toro, Alajuela — doesn't have the grandeur…

Vid of the Day: A hummingbird flying in slow-motion
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Vid of the Day: A hummingbird flying in slow-motion

The Tico Times - February 6, 2020

Hummingbirds tend to be on the nervous side, but sitting in a garden surrounded by flowers and watching hummingbirds go after their beloved nectar can be a…

Pic of the Day: Llanos de Cortés Waterfall
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Llanos de Cortés Waterfall

The Tico Times - December 27, 2019

Llanos de Cortés Waterfall is the perfect antidote to a hot, dry Guanacaste afternoon. Just minutes off the Inter-American Highway near Bagaces, Llanos de Cortés Waterfall is…

Pic of the Day: Stunning views on the road to Monteverde
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Monteverde
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Pic of the Day: Stunning views on the road to Monteverde

The Tico Times - December 14, 2019

The drive to Monteverde isn't an easy one, so it's best to have some patience and let yourself enjoy the view. Some good news for visitors: The…