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BY ANDY WRIGHT The gold miner was attired for heat and mud in high rubber boots, belted black shorts, a brimmed hat and nothing else. We had been hiking through the humid Osa Peninsula jungle for a couple of hours when we ran into him. A chance encounter with five sweaty hikers and their guide [&hellip

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Escrito por: María Pía Chaves Las Cataratas de Nauyaca se encuentran en Dominical, en el Pacífico Sur de Costa Rica. A solo 35 minutos del Aeropuerto de Quepos, por lo que podés tomar un vuelo desde San José y estar allá en menos de 20 minutos, listo para vivir esta aventura. Estas espectaculares cataratas son [&hellip

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Llegás Volando: Cataratas de Nauyaca


By Gabriela Díaz Musmanni There is an untranslatable verb in Costa Rican slang that denotes enjoyment while listening to great music. The word is matizar, and anybody who has been to a Sonámbulo concert has experienced it. Sonámbulo (“sleepwalker”) was formed 10 years ago and since then, the band has revolutionized the Tico music scene [&hellip

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Sonámbulo Psicotropical, a fevered fusion of latin rhythms



For all the surfers out there #NatureExplorer will like to share this beautiful article about Santa Teresa Beach, its people and a town bursting with life. We fly you to Tambor and in a matter of minutes you will be arriving at Santa Teresa, but wait, there is more, before you arrive to the beach, [&hellip

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There you are, playing table tennis with a stranger in the middle of a park. All around you loom primeval trees festooned with vines. Around noon, you amble over to the century-old National Theater for a free performance of the National Symphony Orchestra. Feeling famished, you visit a posh new gastropub to sample their gourmet [&hellip

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Viva the new San José: how Costa Rica’s capital became ...


Isla de Ometepe The twin-coned volcanic island of Ometepe rises sublimely out of Lago de Nicaragua, a body of water so enormous that the Spanish conquistadors mistook it for the sea, until they saw their horses drinking from it and christened it La Mar Dulce, or the sweet sea. The world’s largest freshwater island was [&hellip

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A guide to Lake Nicaragua’s islands