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El Trapiche (Traditional Sugar-Mill Tour)

June 25th 2012
On Thursday of last week, we spent the morning learning about how some of the traditional agricultural products of Costa Rica are grown and processed. The Trapiche tour showed not only the old-fashioned way of growing and processing sugar cane and other products, but some of the newer methods as well. The main focus was sugar, but we also learned about coffee, bananas, plantains, tilapia, pineappl ... read more
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Costa Rican Flag Costa Rica is a Central American success story: since the late 19th century, only two brief periods of violence have marred its democratic development. Although still a largely agricultural country, it has expanded its economy to include strong techn... ... read more
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