Archive for July 1st, 2009

The Cowboy Way In Guanacaste

Costa Rica’s driest region is where its cowboy culture lives. Guanacaste, named for the country’s national tree, is dusty in the north and mist-covered high in its hills. It is close to two large bodies of water, namely Costa Rica’s largest lake, Lake Arenal, and the Pacific Ocean. Guanacaste’s cowboys are the sabaneros. They are […]

20 Things Not To Miss In Costa Rica

Number 17: Irazu Volcano The blasted lunar landscape at the summit of Irazu is a stirring natural sight, with fantastic views on a clear day all the way to the Carribean.