Costa Rica quetzal quest pays off with dramatic sighting
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Costa Rica quetzal quest pays off with dramatic sighting

Karl Kahler - March 14, 2016

COPEY DE DOTA, San José — I had already decided our quetzal quest was a bust, and I wished the guide would give up so we could…

Río Celeste: Communing with nature at the aptly named Hideaway Hotel
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Río Celeste: Communing with nature at the aptly named Hideaway Hotel

Karl Kahler - March 10, 2016

As I dig my fork into the warm omelet con hongos, I get the distinct feeling I am not alone. Ever since waking to gray morning light…

Tirimbina: Catching kinkajous, and other jungle adventures
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Eco tourism
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Tirimbina: Catching kinkajous, and other jungle adventures

Karl Kahler - February 29, 2016

LA VIRGEN, Heredia — When I was shown to my room at the Tirimbina Biological Reserve in Sarapiquí, my host pointed to a shared kitchen/dining area and said…

La Selva: Science gone wild at pioneering Costa Rica research center
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La Selva: Science gone wild at pioneering Costa Rica research center

Karl Kahler - February 23, 2016

PUERTO VIEJO DE SARAPIQUÍ, Heredia — The peccary stared me down, seemingly daring me to come closer, but I figured the last thing I needed all alone…