'Pura Vida' in Costa Rica July 6th 2009 '100% natural', this is the attractionthat draws the hordes to Costa Rica. More than 27% of the country is protected and severe penalties are enforced for tree-felling, hunting and illegal animal trade. This is not to say that it does not still happen but Costa Rica is noticeably greener and less developed than it's northerly neighbours.
The 'pure life' is what Tico's strive for - keeping it ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Costa Rica 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