Category Archives: Environment

Hidden beaches

We recently discovered this gorgeous beach in Guancaste. Playa Carillo is a picture postcard perfect blend of white sand, palm trees and tranquil waters. Very safe for swimming and no buildings of any kind- no hotels, restaurants,or  houses to spoil the views..
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Stunning Waterfall

On a trip to Liberia we stopped at the stunning Llanos de Cortes waterfall. Poorly sign posted and not easy to find off a dirt track, the effort of getting there was rewarded by this jewell. A two tier waterfall, shallow pool and sandy beach make this an ideal place to stop for a family picnic and refreshing swim. The locals seem to want to.
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Carbon Neutrality Goal for Costa Rica

Costa Rica is aiming to become the first carbon neutral nation by 2021, a pronouncement made by ex-President Arias in 2009. With 52% of the land forested and ambitious plans by the government to reduce CO2 emissions, land owners and farmers are being given incentives to plant more trees on cattle and coffee farms..
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