Swiss musicians, YES homage, and other happenings in Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Swiss musicians, YES homage, and other happenings in Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - November 14, 2014

Music: Camerata Bern For 42 years, the Camerata Bern has distinguished itself as one of the most dextrous, imaginative and invigorating chamber orchestras in the world. The…

VIDEO: A morning on the Ruta de los Conquistadores
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VIDEO: A morning on the Ruta de los Conquistadores

Robert Isenberg - November 8, 2014

When mountain bikers embark on an “adventure race” like the Ruta de los Conquistadores, they have to expect surprises. The big surprise this year? The eruption of…

Van Gogh’s Ear, a storytelling festival, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Van Gogh’s Ear, a storytelling festival, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - November 7, 2014

Music: La Oreja de Van Gogh With its pleasant pop sound and poetic lyrics, La Oreja de Van Gogh (Van Gogh’s Ear) has wooed the Spanish-speaking world…

Why is the Ruta de los Conquistadores so hard?
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Why is the Ruta de los Conquistadores so hard?

Robert Isenberg - November 6, 2014

The 22nd Ruta de los Conquistadores bike race kicked off this morning, and a new cohort of wheelsmen will battle for first place. As usual, the competition…

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Bullfighting Costa Rica-style and a carnival atmosphere at the Fiestas de Zapote

Corey Kane - December 27, 2013

In the ring, a crowd of more than 100 mostly young men enclosed in a semicircle crept towards an orange gate. The announcer’s voice filled the wooden…