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From Wednesday to Saturday, the place is jam-packed. Originally a gay and bohemian hangout, it’s now decidedly mixed and leaning toward yuppie. There’s frequently live music here. See Chapter 12. ߜ Terra U (San José): At night, the streets of San José’s university district are filled with students strolling among a variety of bars and cafes. The Calle de Amargura, or “Street of Bitterness,” is the heart and soul of this district, and Terra U, a bustling bar, sits smack-dab in the center of this street.
The service and food are outstanding, and the location is breathtaking, spread over a lushly planted hillside just steps off Playa Santa Teresa. See Chapter 19. The Best Accommodations Values Not looking to spend a fortune? No problem. Costa Rica is chock-full of excellent hotel and lodging values. Get the most for your accommodations dollar by booking into one of these fine establishments: Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Costa Rica 11 ߜ Hotel Grano de Oro (San José): San José boasts dozens of old homes that have been converted into hotels, but few offer the luxurious accommodations or professional service that can be found at the Grano de Oro.
Its history includes a civil war, the abolition of its standing army, and the building of a banana-exporting empire. C. Earliest record of human inhabitants in Costa Rica. C. Olmec people from Mexico arrive in Costa Rica searching for rare blue jade. D. 1400 City of Guayabo is inhabited by as many as 10,000 people. 1502 Columbus “discovers” Costa Rica in September, anchoring off what is now Limón. 1519–1561 The Spanish explore and colonize Costa Rica. 1563 City of Cartago is founded in the Central Valley.
Costa Rica For Dummies (Dummies Travel) by Eliot Greenspan