Monthly Archives: March 2011

What Makes Costa Rica Unique- A Perfect Whale´s Tail

10) A Perfect Whale´s Tail The Uvita tombolo or sandy bridge that connects the mainland with a rocky islet, near Dominical Beach, in the Southern Pacific of Costa Rica, looks like a perfect whale´s tail in low tide. But more … Continue reading

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What Makes Costa Rica Unique- Guayabo: A Glance of Costa Rica’s Indigenous Past

9) Guayabo: A Glance of Costa Rica’s Indigenous Past The most important archeological site in Costa Rica, the Guayabo National Monument, located in the skirts of Turrialba Volcano, was declared in 2009 a World Engineering Heritage Site by the American … Continue reading

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What Makes Costa Rica Unique- An Old Survival Ritual

8) An Old Survival Ritual Marine turtles have inhabited the Earth for more than 100 million years surviving extreme climatic changes, including Ice Ages. Costa Rica has some of the most important nesting beaches in the world where it is … Continue reading

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What Makes Costa Rica Unique- A Paradise for Divers

7) A Paradise for Divers With a marine surface that is 10 times bigger than the terrestrial and an immense biodiversity, Costa Rica is the perfect place for diving fanatics. The majority of these places belong to wildlife protected areas … Continue reading

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What Makes Costa Rica Unique- The Biggest Rainforest in Costa Rica

6) The Biggest Rainforest in Costa Rica La Amistad International Park (PILA) is not only the biggest natural park in Costa Rica with almost 200,000 hectares, but also the only bi-national park, created by the governments of Costa Rica and … Continue reading

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What Makes Costa Rica Unique- Marvels of Fire

4) Costa Rica´s Marvels of Fire As part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, Costa Rica´s volcanoes are among the most mesmerizing in the world. In fact, the present-day landmass known as Costa Rica is the result of complex volcanic … Continue reading

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What Makes Costa Unique- Little Amazonas

3) Costa Rica´s Little Amazonas There is a place in Costa Rica where the exuberance of natural wildlife and visitors become one and where the water is a giant mirror reflecting the lush foliage all around. Surrounded by a system … Continue reading

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