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Located in the belly of Central America, Costa Rica is a land of diverse beauty. From tropical beaches, steaming jungles, lush cloud forests, agricultural lands and towns of all sizes, Costa Rica has something to offer everyone.
Monteverde

Monteverde

February 25, 2013

The Monteverde area is located in the mountainous northwest of Costa Rica. This rich cloud forest reserve was started by a group of Quakers who were alarmed at the rapid deforestation of the area. A number of smaller reserves connect to the main reserve, providing a decent-sized habitat for a large number of...

The Osa Peninsula

The Osa Peninsula

February 26, 2013

The Osa Peninsula is located on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. This is one of the more wild places remaining in Costa Rica, home to a myriad of wildlife, and large tracts of primary forest. Much of the peninsula is designated as Corcovado National Park. Around the park, there are a mix of smaller...

Cahuita

Cahuita

March 04, 2013

Cahuita is a small town, bordered by a like-named national park on the easy-going Carribean shore of Costa Rica.

The Sloth Sanctuary

The Sloth Sanctuary

March 05, 2013

The Sloth Sanctuary is just what you think it is - a home for sloths who can't survive in the wild, and a rehabilitation facility for injured sloths who can be re-introduced to the wild. It's located about 30 minutes south of Limón, Costa Rica.

Coffee Country

Coffee Country

March 05, 2013

Coffee is grown throughout much of central Costa Rica... but this gallery concentrates on the coffee-growing regions around Orosi and Cartago - just south of the capital San Jose.

Quetzal Country

Quetzal Country

March 06, 2013

That's just my own name for the high cloud forests along the Pan-American Highway through the center of Costa Rica. This area really contains a lot of prime habitat for birds like the signature species - the Resplendent Quetzal. Before human encroachment, there was a lot more such habitat... but at least...

Volcán Irazú

Volcán Irazú

March 05, 2013

Volcán Irazú is an 11,260ft volcano to the south of Costa Rica's capital, San Jose. This is a very accessible volcano, with a good road to the very top, where a short trail leads to a view over the rim.

Costa Rica Misc.

Costa Rica Misc.

March 06, 2013

Photos from elsewhere in Costa Rica.

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