Halloween, Costa Rica-style
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Halloween, Costa Rica-style

The Tico Times - October 31, 2017

What's the best way to celebrate Halloween in a Costa Rican beach town? For residents of Tamarindo, in the northwestern province of Guanacaste, there's only once answer:…

Welcome ashore
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Welcome ashore

The Tico Times - October 30, 2017

As the annual arribada of sea turtles continues in Ostional, Guanacaste, we're sharing one of our favorite images by Lindsay Fendt of a turtle coming ashore to nest.…

Costa Rica’s Castillo Knights on the road
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Costa Rica’s Castillo Knights on the road

The Tico Times - October 27, 2017

The Castillo Knights Peewee Team, hailing from Heredia, Costa Rica, posed with the Florida Panther kids' team after a joint practice and game Oct. 20. The teams…

Baby turtles on a mission
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Baby turtles on a mission

The Tico Times - October 25, 2017

Thanks to reader Charlene Gruar who, earlier this month, sent us photos of baby green and leatherback turtles on the beach at Moín, on the Caribbean coast.…

Costa Rica dreamin’
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Costa Rica dreamin’

The Tico Times - October 24, 2017

A sunny image of Bahía Ballena on this rainy afternoon. Our thoughts are with the families in this Southern Zone community and around the country who are…

Whatcha lookin’ at up there?
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Whatcha lookin’ at up there?

The Tico Times - October 21, 2017

Reader John Honeyman shared this image of a howler monkey in Santa Teresa, on the Nicoya Peninsula. Thanks, John! Would you like to submit a photo to…

Ocean-gazing under the dome
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Ocean-gazing under the dome

The Tico Times - October 17, 2017

Renowned Costa Rican pianist and composer Manuel Obregón, artist Carlos Hiller, underwater photographer Simón Bolivar, LUZ ART and the Children's Museum in San José have joined forces…

Queen of the Avenida
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Queen of the Avenida

The Tico Times - October 15, 2017

This edition of #WhereInCostaRica? comes to us today via Love in Translation. It's clearly a Chepe scene – but can you pinpoint where in San José this regal…

U.S.-bound – and delighted
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U.S.-bound – and delighted

The Tico Times - October 12, 2017

Seven young Costa Ricans got a very pleasant surprise Thursday when they found out they'd won scholarships to study in the United States. Duván Ramírez, Fiorella Poveda,…

A helping hand in La Cruz, Guanacaste
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A helping hand in La Cruz, Guanacaste

The Tico Times - October 11, 2017

Officials from the National Police, Coast Guard, the Intelligence and Security Division (DIS) and the Municipality of La Cruz, Guanacaste, visited the northern Guanacaste communities of  Las…