By Bruce Conord, June Conord

ISBN-10: 1588432904

ISBN-13: 9781588432902

ISBN-10: 1588433358

ISBN-13: 9781588433350

Written via the authors of our award-winning Yucatán event consultant, this ebook bargains accomplished assurance of Costa Rica and its humans. go back and forth to the foremost nationwide parks and preserves hike in rain forests. discover the island’s brilliant background, tradition and natural world. Firsthand recommendation on shuttle within the country’s a number of environments – mountain, jungle, seashore, urban. Plant and animal lifestyles, archeology, historical past, points of interest off and on the typical vacationer course.

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C. Travel Essentials There is a third dimension to traveling, The longing for what is beyond. ~ The Silk Road, Jan Myrdal o you’re off to the Costa Rica for a vacation adventure. Good choice. You’ll be welcomed by friendly people and offered a chance to get to know them and their beautiful country – Ticos are justifiably proud of it. While you are there, remember to respect both them and the environment. After all, you may be on vacation, but they live there. S INFORMATION SOURCE To get general information and brochures about Costa Rica, call the Tourism Hotline (% 800/ 343-6332).

Good choice. You’ll be welcomed by friendly people and offered a chance to get to know them and their beautiful country – Ticos are justifiably proud of it. While you are there, remember to respect both them and the environment. After all, you may be on vacation, but they live there. S INFORMATION SOURCE To get general information and brochures about Costa Rica, call the Tourism Hotline (% 800/ 343-6332). com, and a host of commercial sites (see page 365). ■ Measurements Measure twice, cut once.

Two years more and the mountain will be dead. Who is going to save it? ~ Olof Nicolas Wessberg, in a passionate letter about Cabo Blanco to World Wildlife Organizations in 1960. The “golden toad” (bufo perigienes) is a beautiful animal. A brilliant orange-colored male, it’s the kind of toad even a princess would kiss – if she could find one. Originally discovered in 1968, it was known to exist only in its breeding ground, the Monteverde Cloud Forest. In 1987, Costa Rican biologists counted more than 1,500 adult golden toads (sapo dorado in Spanish) in an annual survey.

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