Costa Rica San José streets empty for Semana Santa Lindsay Fendt March 26 1 comment Email The usually jam-packed Avenida Segunda sits empty on Good Friday. It may not be the beach, but as Central Valley residents spill out of the city for Semana Santa, San José becomes a quiet paradise. Lindsay Fendt/The Tico Times Log in to comment Elsa Duarte-Noboa March 26 My husband and I noticed that in Santa Ana. We have been taking long walks into town because it feels so good and we are getting our exercise. Enjoy!