Articles with tag: puntarenas

This is a Costa Rican crocodile. We saw it during our visit to Costa Rica. But, first things first! Costa Rica is a small state in Central America. It got its name directly from Christopher Columbus. They say that when Columbus came ashore and met the Indian, whose clothing was completely...
Let's continue our tour of the Macaw Sanctuary ( Costa Rica. El Manantial - the Scarlet Macaw Sanctuary. P.1 )! The birds were not fed artificially.  The staff were trying to create conditions as close to the wild as possible, so that the birds would be able to live alone in the...
It turned out that there were a lot of different birds in Costa Rica! We were met by noise, chaos, screams, feathers and birds of such colors as if several cans of various paint had been poured on them. Here's what was waiting for us after a walk through the mangroves. Now, first things...
You can see our cruise ship in this picture. She was a living personification of the local Costa Ricans' dreams. According to our guide, local people often sat on the beach to watch the passing ships. They dream that one day they will be able to take a voyage on such a beautiful ship; that would...