Pic of the Day: Protecting and celebrating Costa Rica’s birds
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Pic of the Day: Protecting and celebrating Costa Rica’s birds

The Tico Times - March 2, 2019

This weekend, the Osa Conservation Area, Osa Birds and the Neotrópica Foundation are hosting the annual International Bird Festival in Puerto Jiménez, Golfito. The festival will focus on…

Tico Times Pic of the Day: The stunning Nauyaca Waterfalls
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Tico Times Pic of the Day: The stunning Nauyaca Waterfalls

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 26, 2019

There is no shortage of stunning waterfalls in Costa Rica, and these are among the best. Nauyaca Waterfalls are a two-tiered behemoth, cascading nearly 200 feet and…

Tico Times Pic of the Day: Sunset at Espadilla Beach in Manuel Antonio
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Tico Times Pic of the Day: Sunset at Espadilla Beach in Manuel Antonio

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 25, 2019

Located just outside Manuel Antonio National Park, Espadilla Beach is a favorite location for tourists to relax after the park closes for the day. While the beach…

Tico Times Pic of the Day: Corcovado National Park from above
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Tico Times Pic of the Day: Corcovado National Park from above

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 23, 2019

Corcovado National Park contains 2.5 percent of the world's biodiversity, according to Costa Rica's National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC). To protect that biodiversity, the national park was…

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica from the air
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica from the air

The Tico Times - February 15, 2019

Sometimes it's necessary to take a step back for perspective. But this shot shows what most of us already know: Costa Rica is beautiful. The picture is…

Pic of the Day: Punta Uva
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Pic of the Day: Punta Uva

The Tico Times - February 9, 2019

In 2016, The Tico Times listed Playa Punta Uva as one of our favorite spots in Costa Rica. [caption id="attachment_98240" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Andrés Madrigal/The Tico Times[/caption] Here's…

Pic of the Day: The golden hour in Puerto Viejo
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Pic of the Day: The golden hour in Puerto Viejo

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 29, 2019

Click on the image above for a full-size view.  Because of Costa Rica's 800 miles of coastline, many communities throughout the country were shaped by the sea.…

Pic of the Day: From coast-to-coast in Costa Rica
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Pic of the Day: From coast-to-coast in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 25, 2019

Camino de Costa Rica is a 280-kilometer trek from Costa Rica’s Atlantic to Pacific coasts. The journey includes visiting a community that's only reachable by boat. Click the…

Reader photos: Beauty at Jacó Beach
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Reader photos: Beauty at Jacó Beach

The Tico Times - January 19, 2019

At The Tico Times, we love great photos of Costa Rica. Share your favorite original photos with us at: alejandro@ticotimes.net.  Reader Naomi shared with us these photos of Jacó, Puntarenas.…

Pic of the Day: Costa Rica opposing Nicolás Maduro
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Pic of the Day: Costa Rica opposing Nicolás Maduro

AFP and The Tico Times - January 10, 2019

Costa Rica joined a dozen other nations of the Lima Group this week in saying it will not recognize the Venezuelan government under Nicolás Maduro. The Lima…