Monthly Archives: May 2011

Our Language

by Infocostarica Staff When Ana went up to the gate, she looked for the bell, but there wasn’t one, so she screamed out “Upe!”, the Costa Rican saying for asking to be let in. Then, when Dona Mayela came out, … Continue reading

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The Costa Rica Identity

by Infocostarica Staff Costa Ricans’ unique traits derive from a profoundly conscious self-image, which orients much of their behavior as both individuals and as nation. The Costa Ricans feel distinct from their neighbors by their “whiteness” and relative lack of … Continue reading

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Costa Rica’s Holidays

by Infocostarica Staff Costa Rica is a Catholic country and it’s holidays are mostly church-related. Most businesses, including banks, close on official holidays. The country closes down entirely during the biggest holiday time, Easter Holy Week, but only during Holy … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Culture: an Overview

by Infocostarica Staff When one talks about culture, one is venturing into ample terrain. This piece can’t possibly cover the whole ground of Costa Rican culture, but it does discuss the following points: race, class, customs, identity and religion. Costa … Continue reading

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Food and Drink in Costa Rica

by Infocostarica Staff Costa Rican cuisine is simple but heavy on oil and some species. Comida tipica or native dishes, rely heavily on rice and beans, the basis of many Costa Rican meals. Home-style cooking predominates. But meals are generally … Continue reading

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The Nature of Villa Perezoso

Nature From its spectacular location and setting to its unique design, Villa Perezoso was specifically created to envelop our guests in nature. Built into the edge of a dense rain forest with sweeping ocean views, you’ll be immersed in the … Continue reading

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What Makes Costa Rica Unique- Plants and Animals Everywhere

Costa Rica´s territory is so small that it encompasses only 0,03% of the planet´s surface but is still within the top 20 richest countries in biodiversity on Earth in terms of species density. It means that it is possible to … Continue reading

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