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Festival dela Luz

The Festial de la Luz originated in 1986 when the city of San José organized the first parade of floats and the best marching bands in the country.  I was told that the show gets better every year.

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Poás Lake

Volcán Poás National Park

After a week in San Jose and not seeing much outside the bread shop and super mercato, I decided to do a day trip out of town. Sitting on atop the Pacific hot spot, Costa Rica is home to about 100 active volcanos. One of them is the Volcán Poás just 40km outside of the […]

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Getting to Costa Rica

After jetting around in Europe, where I spent an average of 1 week per city, I decided to take it even slower in Central and South America. After all, the visa is easier here. I mean I get 90 days for Schengen which is for 24 countries, while I get at least 30 days per […]

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