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Get to Know Costa Rica

Costa Rica extends majestically from the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea, and its distance is barely 200 miles. Its land portion occupies only 20 thousand square miles.If you travel throughout the provinces of Costa Rica, it’s easy to notice … 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- 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- 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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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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The History of Manuel Antonio Park

History Manuel Antonio National Park was born from the desire of the people in the region to preserve their access to one of the most beautiful parts of Costa Rica. As David Rains Wallace describes it in The Quetzal and … Continue reading

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The Birds of Manuel Antonio

Birds Over 350 species of birds call Manuel Antonio home, and many more visit the park.  You’ll certainly see brown pelicans fishing offshore, and five species of kingfishers (martín pescador) including the brilliant emerald amazon (amazónico) species working the streams … Continue reading

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