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Oft-maligned Virilla Bridge to open fourth lane

Kelly Knaub - January 26, 2011

The Virilla Bridge, odiously referred to by drivers as the “La Platina Bridge,” on the General Cañas highway will (finally) open a fourth lane to traffic, the…

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Costa Rica selected to host international medical tourism conference

Chrissie Long - December 15, 2010

Looking to position itself as the go-to spot for medical tourism, Costa Rica will host the Latin American medical tourism congressional conference for the second year in…

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Nicoya Ferry Fees Raised Again

Chrissie Long - November 16, 2010

Coonatramar, the company that operates the ferry between the Central Pacific port city of Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo on the Nicoya Peninsula, will increase its rates this…

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Prices Raised for Automobile Transport on Nicoya Peninsula’s Paquera Ferry

Adam Williams - October 13, 2010

Beginning Wednesday, the price for cars to travel on the Paquera Ferry will be raised from ¢6,300 ($12.50) to ¢7,800 ($15.47). All other forms of transport, including…

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Paquera ferry adjusts schedule

Tico Times - June 25, 2010

  The ferry shuttling passengers between the Pacific port of Puntarenas and Paquera, on the Nicoya Peninsula, will have a new schedule next month to accommodate an…

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Ramp collapse causes closure of Nicoya ferry

Tico Times - March 19, 2010

The ferry that runs between Puntarenas, on Costa Rica´s central Pacific, and Paquera, on the Nicoya Peninsula, will be out of service for at least a week.…

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Finca Esperanza Verde: A Model for Ecotourism

Blake Schmidt - October 17, 2008

SAN RAMON – Whereas people were more likely to see Kalashnikov-toting guerrillas along these verdant mountaintops two decades ago, today visitors come to see the migratory birds,…

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Private Sector Helps Promotes Ecotourism

Tim Rogers - October 26, 2007

MANAGUA – Leaders of the tourism sector launched several initiatives last week aimed at strengthening the country’s position as an ecotourism destination. With the help of a…

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Hiking in Costa Rica at the Barva Volcano

Contributors - September 15, 2006

Hiking in Costa Rica is an extraordinary experience, especially when you can go with a group of fellow hikers and have access to reliable transportation to reach…

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Dúrika Foundation and Reserve: Experiencing Ecotourism at Its Greenest

Dorothy MacKinnon - March 10, 2006

Part of the appeal of living in Costa Rica for many foreigners is the chance to downsize and simplify. But you haven’t seen the simple life until…