Costa Rica 2015
Collected by Susan Dillie
Los Cerros, Provincia de Guanacaste, Liberia, Costa Rica
Not far west of the Pan American Highway, just off of Hwy 21, if memory serves, in the city of Liberia, Costa Rica, sits a nondescript abode. It doesn't stand out much from the surrounding homes with its white walls, tin roof, and leaning wooden...
142 94, Provincia de Alajuela, La Fortuna, Costa Rica
If you've had your fill of rice and beans with one choice of protein (the traditional Costa Rican dish) and you find yourself in La Fortuna or Arenal then check out Don Rufino! I ordered the pollo mole and a half chicken smothered in a tangy mole...
Puntarenas Province, Monteverde, Costa Rica
The Hanging Bridges at Monteverde Cloud Forest was an AMAZING way to experience the Cloud Forest. You literally have a bird's eye view of the entire forest. I went later in the day so I basically had the entire trail to myself which was nice...
Provincia de Puntarenas, Monte Verde, Costa Rica
The cloud forests of the Monteverde and Santa Elena national parks remain relatively uncrowded thanks mainly to a long stretch of unpaved road that keeps the tour buses at bay and a local community that’s lobbying hard to stem the tourist flow. To...
The realization of how far up you are can be daunting, when you stop to think about how tall the trees of the rainforest are and that you are way above them. The bridges sway as you cross, it is mostly silent except for our footsteps then you can...
We ate a lot of rice, beans and meat in Costa Rica, but Sabador Tico, across the street from the elementary school soccer field in the town of Santa Elena, in the shadows of the Monteverde Cloud Forest, was the best 'Tico' meal we ate. The food...
Provincia de Puntarenas, Monteverde, Costa Rica
Monteverde Cheese Factory not only is known for its cheese and dairy products, but also for its great ice cream! Ice cream comes in a variety of flavors like: chocolate, vanilla, lime, macadamia, orange & pineapple, cherry, sherbet, blackberry,...
Monteverde and the cloud forest is a must for those wanting to experience the gorgeous ecological range in Costa Rica. The cloud forest is lush in a different way then the rain forests of Costa Rica. The preserve walks through the forest and has...
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