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The story behind the flag on Cerro de la Carpintera
Independence Day
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Independence Day
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The story behind the flag on Cerro de la Carpintera

Jonathan Jiménez - October 10, 2018

Every Sept. 15 since 1963, Rigoberto Vega Alvarado climbs to the top of Cerro de la Carpintera to plant a giant Costa Rican flag. Here's the story…

Tico Times 360: Whale watching tour in Marino Ballena National Park
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tico Times 360: Whale watching tour in Marino Ballena National Park

The Tico Times - September 24, 2018

It's whale watching season in Costa Rica. Every year, thousands of humpback whales come to Costa Rica to give birth. The warm waters keep predators at bay…

VIDEO: Check out the epicenter of Costa Rica’s annual Romería
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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VIDEO: Check out the epicenter of Costa Rica’s annual Romería

The Tico Times - August 1, 2018

In this time-elapse video, Jonathan Jiménez captures the scene in front of the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles in Cartago, east of San José. Hundreds…

The Alvarado Administration
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Experience Costa Rica’s inauguration in our interactive video

Alexander Villegas - May 14, 2018

If you didn't have a front-row seat at last week's presidential inauguration in Costa Rica, we've got you covered. Check out our 360 video of the downtown…

This video of Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano will blow your mind
video
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video
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This video of Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano will blow your mind

Katherine Stanley - April 12, 2018

If your daily experience of Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano, like that of many residents of central Costa Rica, consists of dusting layers of volcanic ash from your…

VIDEO: A look inside Costa Rica’s Good Friday processions
Events
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Events
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VIDEO: A look inside Costa Rica’s Good Friday processions

Katherine Stanley - March 26, 2018

Costa Rica's solemn Holy Week processions are a sight to behold, no matter what your religion. Never attended a Good Friday procession – or have a few years…

WATCH: Making tamales in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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WATCH: Making tamales in Costa Rica

Andrés Madrigal - December 1, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DXrpDS0M3g Doña Flor Arguedas, 71, has been making tamales since she was 22. That was the year she got married. Her new mother-in-law told her, "Get ready.…

VIDEO: A look inside Costa Rica’s Good Friday processions
Events
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Events
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VIDEO: A look inside Costa Rica’s Good Friday processions

The Tico Times - April 12, 2017

Costa Rica's solemn Holy Week processions are a sight to behold, no matter what your religion. Never attended a Good Friday procession – or have a few years…

Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: Inside the International Design Festival 2017

FID - March 15, 2017

See also: Meet Dan Roosegaarde – 'You're always a voluntary prisoner of your imagination' The International Design Festival, or FID, is known for bringing provocative speakers and inspiring…

VIDEO: This is how you cup coffee
Business
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Business
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VIDEO: This is how you cup coffee

Zach Dyer and Lindsay Fendt - May 26, 2016

Ever wondered how the experts know good café when they taste it? When judges traveled to Costa Rica from all over the world to award the Cup of…

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