By Christopher P. Baker
Страна удивительной красоты, Коста-Рика, омываемая двумя океанами, может похвастаться более чем десятью климатическими зонами. Здесь вы сможете таять от удовольствия в горячих источниках у подножия величественного вулкана Ареналь, прогуливаться по заповеднику Monte-verde Cloud woodland, потягивать кофе на плантации, а затем наблюдать, как солнце садится в воды Тихого океана, стоя у самой кромки воды. Чего еще можно желать? Этот путеводитель проведет вас не только по протоптанным туристами тропам, он заставит почувствовать пульсирующее сердце страны. Чего бы вы ни ожидали, этот центральноамериканский рай наверняка вас удивит! Voted top consultant e-book via parent and Observer readers.# jam-packed with images, illustrations and maps.# The flavours of Costa Rica, zone by way of region.# In-depth gains on panorama and wildlife.# large choice of resorts and restaurants.# cover excursions, climbing, water activities and golf.# Scenic routes and thematic excursions.
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Men dressed as devils rush through the two villages in the Boruca Indian community’s reenactment of battles between their forebears and the Spanish (see p184). (mid-Feb), Manuel Antonio. Jazz ensembles perform at hotels and other venues through the area. Carnaval de Puntarenas (last week of Feb). Parade floats, street fairs, music, and dancing enliven this coastal city for a week. JANUARY Fiesta de Palmares (first two weeks of Jan), Palmares (near Alajuela). Concerts, rodeos, fireworks, and music highlight this festival, which also features fairgrounds and sporting events.
Cattle fair and orchid show, also featuring topes, rodeo, beauty contests, carousels, and displays of agricultural machinery. The San José Symphony performing at a music festival 36 I N T R O D U C I N G C O S T A R I C A JULY WET SEASON The onset of the rains marks the beginning of the offseason. Mountainous parts are prone to landslides, and many roads are washed out. Nonetheless, mornings are typically sunny, while afternoon rains help cool off sometimes stifling days. This is the best time for surfing in the Pacific, and olive ridley turtles begin their arribadas (see p141).
Costa Rica - Eyewitness Travel Guide by Christopher P. Baker