Costa Rica’s Independence Day September 15
- 16 09 2015
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September 8, 1502 Christopher Columbus arrived on the Atlantic Coast of Costa Rica near the present city of Limon. The native Indians greeted the Spaniards with interest and brought them cotton cloth, gold pendants as well as weapons-clubs, bows and arrows. The Indians wore gold mirrors around their necks. The Spaniards were impressed because they ...