Custom Costa Rica Travel
How not to marvel for a country that has the highest biodiversity per square kilometer in the world? How not to envy the country that is on the highest step of the podium at the Happy Planet Index? How not to understand that Pura Vida is inseparable from the Costa Rican philosophy? Why not be surprised that this country is not equipped with an army? How not to have all the senses in contact with its exuberant nature? All the answers are on spot, open wide your children eyes and you adventurers hearts !
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Costa Rica at a glance
- Area: 51,000 km2 of which almost half is composed of forests and jungles. Costa Rica has a larger maritime area than land.
- Population (approximately): 4, 302,000 inhabitants,
The capital San Jose and its suburbs : approximately 2 million 350 thousand inhabitants, or nearly 60% of the country.
- Economy : from more than ten years, the tourism industry generates more input currency than the exports of bananas and coffee combined.
- Have read, seen and heard: (read) Cuentos de mi Tia Panchita by Carmen Lyra, a classic of costarican children’s literature and El Moto by Joaquin Garcia Monge, also a classic read by teenagers, (seen) across the country , the stone spheres, icon of national identity, and therefore the spherical sculptures of Jorge Jiménez Deredia, (seen) colorful ox carts classified Intangible Cultural Heritage, (seen) the film The Blue Butterfly shot in the wonderful landscapes of Costa Rica, (heard) a concert of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Costa Rica one of the most recognized in America, the rancheras performed by Chavela Vargas borned in Costa Rica and adopted by Mexico a, the sultry voice of Julia Cortes member of the group Los Machucambos interpreting Pepito mi corazón and La Bamba.
- To read, see and hear these days : (read) Mission au Costa Rica for youth ages 9, and In the forest of the sloth, the pop up book, fun and educational by Anouck Boisrobert, (read) the chapter concerning the family in the last edition of Lonely Planet Costa Rica, and the beautiful book of Sabine Bernert, (see) the Xth Sports Games in Central America for the first time in San Jose, (see) after the latin success of Caribe, the director Esteban Ramirez presents Gestación, a film 100% Costa Rican, (see) pop art paintings by Luciano Goizueta, (listen) the cd En Salsa and the romantic songs interpreted by Humberto Vargas, the warm and mysterious voice of Guadalupe Urbina perpetuating oral tradition of Guanacaste, the soprano Iride Martinez in the most beautiful theaters and operas in the world.