Send in the cavalry: Palmares tope draws thousands
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Send in the cavalry: Palmares tope draws thousands

Robert Isenberg - January 17, 2014

All along Palmares’ main street, officially known as La Recta, the crowd was like a parted sea of cowboy hats. They flanked the empty avenue in growing…

5 things to know about Costa Rica’s gigantic Palmares Festival
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5 things to know about Costa Rica’s gigantic Palmares Festival

Lindsay Fendt - January 8, 2014

Each year in January, Ticos descend on the sleepy coffee town of Palmares, northwest of San José, for the country’s most rowdy fiesta. Palmares hosts a traditional…