According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Religions of Costa Rica, 69% of the country’s population of approximately 4.3 million is Roman Catholic. However, it is believed that only about 40% of the populace actually observe Roman Catholic practices and tenets. The rest are only denominationally Catholic and do[…]
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I don’t like to carry stuff. I feel hindered whenever I travel somewhere and have to lug around a bag or a bunch of equipment. I need to feel freeeee!!! For this reason, I’ve been taking all my photos with a point and shoot. I do not have a fancy[…]
Almost everyone is familiar with the legend of Atlantis. According to various theories the city may have existed in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean around a few thousand years ago. Researchers theorize that a tsunami or earthquake could have destroyed the city and left its ruins under water. Whether[…]
Women in Costa Rica, despite the always present machismo thing, have made great strides in the political machinery of Costa Rica. This was accomplished through a series of laws passed to make sure women were represented in office. Surprisingly, it worked! Here is a release from Rice University providing a[…]
Many travelers from all over the world agree that Northern Guanacaste, Costa Rica is home to some really amazing beaches. Some of the more advertised and visited beaches are great for those traveling with a family or who want a more all-inclusive type experience with western style amenities, cuisine and services. But[…]
One of the most unique environments in the world survives on Costa Rica’s mountaintops-at least for the moment. Cloud forests like Monteverde’s are formed by a combination of wind and geography (individual cloud forest descriptions are listed in the menu to the left).
Travel agents are generally nice folks, but they sometimes do not tell you what you need to know. Why don’t they? This may be because many have never personally visited the countries they sell. This is not necessarily bad as there are a lot of countries and travel is not[…]
Location: Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Nicaragua and Panama Geographic coordinates: 10 00 N, 84 00 W Area: total: 51,100 sq km land: 50,660 sq km water: 440 sq km note: includes Isla del Coco
The small village of Tortuguero (translated as “Region of Turtles”) lies on the northeastern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica, approximately 50 miles north of the principal Port of Limon. the village is comprised of a variety of cultures: Hispanic, Miskito Indian (Nicaragua), and Afro-Caribbean. Both Spanish and Creole English are[…]
Costa Rica is famous for professional rafting tours set in legendary locations. This level 4 rafting in Rio La Balsa, starts right here at hotel Lands in love. The most professional guides, the most amazing forest canyon and plenty of gushing water is the set for your exciting adventure .