Posts Tagged with "costa rica"

Costa Rica Cheat Sheet

Sunday, March 1, 2015

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Costa Rica

Cheat Sheet: Costa Rica Arrive in San Jose at Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) in Alajuela — there is another airport in Liberia but there are limited flights from the USA. Electricity  Voltage: 110-120 Volts (same as U.S./Canada); Electrical sockets/outlets in the Republic of Costa Rica are the same as the electrical outlets found in the United States, but […]

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A piece of European history in Latin America

Sunday, December 15, 2013

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costa rica casa amarilla

If you find yourself in San Jose, Costa Rica in barrio Amon you will likely take a photo of the Casa Amarilla (Yellow House) on Calle 11, just a few blocks from the Jade Museum. This beautiful piece of architecture is currently the HQ for the Foreign Ministry office. It is where President Kennedy greeted […]

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Recycle and Play in the Park at San Jose Costa Rica

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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San Jose has many parks scattered around the city. Everything from the tiny, yet amazingly peaceful Parque Espana, to the giant outdoor space of the Sabana can be experienced. There is one park that should not be missed however, and that is the Parque Nacional. Parque Nacional, right in the downtown area between avenidas 1 and […]

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