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Pura Vida in Costa Rica: Part 2 of 3
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Pura Vida in Costa Rica: Part 2 of 3

Ed Boitano / Traveling Boy - November 19, 2019

Travel writer Ed Boitano recently spent some time in Costa Rica. He chronicled his experiences at the publication Traveling Boy.  We're re-publishing his story in three parts…

Hotel Belmar and Madre Tierra Farm in Monteverde certified as carbon neutral
Ecotourism
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Ecotourism
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Hotel Belmar and Madre Tierra Farm in Monteverde certified as carbon neutral

The Tico Times - November 13, 2019

Hotel Belmar and Madre Tierra Farm in Monteverde have taken ecotourism to a new level. For a third consecutive year, they have been certified as carbon neutral…

Letter to the Editor: Monteverde Community Fund creating local opportunities
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Letter to the Editor: Monteverde Community Fund creating local opportunities

Grace Bachmann - August 9, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to highlight individuals and organizations that are creating change in Costa Rica. Send us your stories: alejandro@ticotimes.net. Today, we are featuring a…

Monteverde Rainforest in Costa Rica Revisited: New Reasons to Return
Destinations
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Destinations
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Monteverde Rainforest in Costa Rica Revisited: New Reasons to Return

Dorothy MacKinnon - April 9, 2019

Agoutis galore, colossal art, a walk through history, saving Bellbirds and a reincarnated eco-lodge: Some new reasons to head back up the green mountain in Monteverde Costa…

Verde que te quiero verde
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Verde que te quiero verde

The Tico Times - May 16, 2018

Verde que te quiero verde or "green that I want you green," just as Spanish poet Federico García Lorca wrote in his poem "Romance Sonámbulo." That's just how…

‘Pura vida’ on a mission: Monteverde recovers from Tropical Storm Nate
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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‘Pura vida’ on a mission: Monteverde recovers from Tropical Storm Nate

Marshall Cobb - October 17, 2017

“The road is gone. Destroyed. The landslide covers everything.” I stared intently at my neighbor in the passenger seat. I had picked him up after dropping off…

One community’s story of Tropical Storm Nate: landslides, fear and resilience
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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One community’s story of Tropical Storm Nate: landslides, fear and resilience

Marshall Cobb - October 9, 2017

Read more of Marshall Cobb's Dispatches from Monteverde here. Early in the morning this past Thursday, my insomnia and I surfed the net. One story in particular…

Bike rides with Paul Smith – and other dangerous pursuits
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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Bike rides with Paul Smith – and other dangerous pursuits

Marshall Cobb - October 6, 2017

See also: The day I rode my bicycle to see the president Driving on shabby, rocky roads with huge potholes, ruts and unexpected mounds is never easy…

The day I rode my bicycle to see the president
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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The day I rode my bicycle to see the president

Marshall Cobb - June 12, 2017

Recommended: To pave or not to pave? Monteverde's ongoing roadway saga I previously invested the time to document at least part of the background of the famous, perhaps infamous,…

President Solís pledges to repair road to Monteverde by next year
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Business
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President Solís pledges to repair road to Monteverde by next year

L. Arias - June 12, 2017

The long-awaited project to build an asphalt road to replace the current gravel road to Monteverde will begin today, President Luis Guillermo Solís confirmed during an inspection…