|North American continent. Costa Rica outlined|
in dark ink & shaded.
|A close-up of Costa Rica & its neighbors.|
Pacific Ocean, San Juan River, Caribbean Sea
19,653 square miles
Five Largest Cities:
San Jose, Puerto Limon, Alajuela, Heredia, Cinco Esquinas
Famous Geographical Point:
Famous Person:Jorge Eduardo Arroyo-Pérez, playwright, poet, ambassador & more
Book Set In/About:
Monkeys Are Made of Chocolate: Exotic and Unseen Costa Rica by Jack Ewing
A series of essays about the Costa Rican ecosystem written by a man who lives there. I have to admit that I tried to read this book a few years ago based on a friend's recommendation & couldn't get into it, but it has great reviews online so maybe it's just me.
Movie Set In/About:
"Viaje" (2015), directed by Paz Fabrega
After meeting at a party, two young Costa Ricans take a spontaneous camping trip together and their romance blossoms.
Headline of the Day:
"The Rainforest Masks of Costa Rica Being Shared Around the World" in The Costa Rican Times.