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VIDEO: A morning on the Ruta de los Conquistadores
Events
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Events
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VIDEO: A morning on the Ruta de los Conquistadores

The Tico Times - November 8, 2014

When mountain bikers embark on an “adventure race” like the Ruta de los Conquistadores, they have to expect surprises. The big surprise this year? The eruption of…

Van Gogh’s Ear, a storytelling festival, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Van Gogh’s Ear, a storytelling festival, and other happenings around Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 7, 2014

Music: La Oreja de Van Gogh With its pleasant pop sound and poetic lyrics, La Oreja de Van Gogh (Van Gogh’s Ear) has wooed the Spanish-speaking world…

Why is the Ruta de los Conquistadores so hard?
Events
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Events
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Why is the Ruta de los Conquistadores so hard?

The Tico Times - November 6, 2014

The 22nd Ruta de los Conquistadores bike race kicked off this morning, and a new cohort of wheelsmen will battle for first place. As usual, the competition…

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Bullfighting Costa Rica-style and a carnival atmosphere at the Fiestas de Zapote

The Tico Times - December 27, 2013

In the ring, a crowd of more than 100 mostly young men enclosed in a semicircle crept towards an orange gate. The announcer’s voice filled the wooden…