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Santa Ana antiques dealer, architect specializes in people
Central Valley
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Central Valley
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Santa Ana antiques dealer, architect specializes in people

The Tico Times - July 19, 2016

SANTA ANA, San José — The soul of this place comes alive when viewed through the blue eyes of Héctor Aguilar — architect, antiques dealer and prolific profiler…

Santa Ana animal sanctuary comes with sad backstories, better endings
Animals
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Animals
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Santa Ana animal sanctuary comes with sad backstories, better endings

The Tico Times - July 14, 2016

SANTA ANA, San José — When the ocelot was spotted in a tree at a kindergarten here, animal handlers came out and shot it with a sleeping…

Inside a Costa Rican pottery workshop, spinning wheels churn out the real deal
Art
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Art
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Inside a Costa Rican pottery workshop, spinning wheels churn out the real deal

The Tico Times - July 11, 2016

SALITRAL, San José — Carlos Marín had already finished giving me a tour of his pottery workshop, from the clay pits to the oven to the warehouse,…

Santa Ana history: Was this Spain’s first town in the Central Valley?
Central Valley
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Central Valley
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Santa Ana history: Was this Spain’s first town in the Central Valley?

The Tico Times - July 7, 2016

SANTA ANA, San José — It’s a geographic mystery 455 years in the making, but most historians agree that the first Spanish settlement in Costa Rica’s Central Valley…

Why historic Santa Ana is Costa Rica’s hottest boomtown
Activities
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Activities
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Why historic Santa Ana is Costa Rica’s hottest boomtown

The Tico Times - July 5, 2016

SANTA ANA, San José — Just south of Lindora’s Miami-style “Golden Mile,” past the coming-soon Maserati dealership, the Quizno’s, the Taco Bell and the Caterpillar lot, there’s a…