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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: The yellow-tailed oropendola
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: The yellow-tailed oropendola

The Tico Times - February 24, 2020

Start your week as we did: By listening to the unique call of the Montezuma oropendola, a bird endemic to southern Mexico and parts of Central America.…

Pic of the Day: Hot chocolate with a garden view
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Hot chocolate with a garden view

The Tico Times - February 22, 2020

Minutes outside of San José toward Cerro Zurquí, Sibú Chocolate serves some of the finest Costa Rican delicacies around. Their San Isidro cottage makes fresh, locally-sourced chocolate…

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…

Pic of the Day: Immersed in nature on a quiet mountain road
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Immersed in nature on a quiet mountain road

The Tico Times - February 7, 2020

Not 30 minutes out of San José, Costa Rica, you can find yourself fully immersed in nature. San José is part of Costa Rica's Central Valley, and…

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: Bill regulating strikes approved in second debate
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Costa Rica
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Pic of the Day: Bill regulating strikes approved in second debate

The Tico Times - January 17, 2020

The Costa Rican Congress approved Thursday a bill that regulates the right to strike, while hundreds of public workers protested in front of the Legislative Assembly headquarters.…

Pic of the Day: Hiking Cerro Chirripó
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Hiking Cerro Chirripó

The Tico Times - January 16, 2020

The following is an excerpt from a Tico Times feature on Cerro Chirripó, Costa Rica’s tallest mountain. Indigenous groups who lived in the shadow of Chirripó allegedly referred to…

Pic of the Day: Rainbow over a Costa Rican cafetal
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Rainbow over a Costa Rican cafetal

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 5, 2020

Costa Rica makes some of the world's best coffee. Don't believe us? Just ask the pope. The climate surrounding Costa Rica's Central Valley is perfect for growing Arabica…

Pic of the Day: The Municipal Band of Zarcero at the Rose Parade
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: The Municipal Band of Zarcero at the Rose Parade

The Tico Times - January 2, 2020

The Municipal Band of Zarcero represented Puerto Rico Costa Rico Costa Rica during the 2020 Rose Parade on New Year's Day in Pasadena, Calif. Sure, the Rose…