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Costa Rica History- Lost civilization

Humans have inhabited the rain forests of Costa Rica for 10,000 years. The region long served as an intersection for America’s native cultures. About 500 years ago, on the eve of European discovery, it is guesstimated that as many as 400,000 … Continue reading

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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- 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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Thrill Seeking in Costa Rica

Thrill-seeking kayakers negotiate a perilous suspension bridge soaring over Costa Rica’s Savegre River, near Manuel Antonio National Park. Photograph by Lucas J. Gilman/Aurora Photos An oasis of calm and beauty between troubled Nicaragua to the north and impecunious Panama to … Continue reading

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