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Costa Rica’s Amazing National Parks

Costa Rica has set one fourth of it's land aside in national parks, reserves, and refuges to protect these valuable natural resources from  potential exploitation and ravages. This is   more than any other country in the world. For such a small country,  Costa Rica is home to five percent of all the plant and animal species on the planet.   T...

Costa Ricans Love Liberty,Peace, and Independance

[caption id="attachment_5334" align="alignleft" width="300"] happy young Costa Rican woman[/caption] Costa Ricans Love Liberty,Peace, and Independance Why do Costa Ricans love liberty, peace , and personal independence? Christopher Columbus arrived on the Atlantic Coast of Costa in 1502 at the present  town of Limon.  He found very little gold...

Costa Rica’s Amazing Diversity

[caption id="attachment_5326" align="alignleft" width="300"] Poas Volcano[/caption] Costa Rica's Amazing Diversity Costa Rica is not an island in the Caribbean. It is located in  the center of the Central American isthmus.  It is a very small country with less than 20,000 square miles, bordered on the north by Nicaragua and the south by Panam...

Costa Rica’s Treasure-It’s National Parks

Costa Rica's Treasure-It's National  Parks Costa Rica's people values it's national treasures so much that  20% of it's land has been set aside for  National Parks and Wildlife Preserves,  protecting and preserving them for vacationers to enjoy some of the most  beautiful  tropical scenery in Central America. Located in the central valley s...