By DK Publishing

From lush rain forests and sprawling seashores, to majestic jaguars and gorgeous scarlet macaws, Costa Rica bargains tourists a distinct and colourful event. DK Eyewitness shuttle advisor: Costa Rica showcases this gorgeous state to its fullest and is jam-packed with photos, illustrations, and full-color maps.

DK Eyewitness commute consultant: Costa Rica additionally contains a 48-page box advisor to Costa Rica's assorted flora and fauna and habitats, offering exact details on neighborhood species, nationwide parks, and preserves, plus sensible how one can plan your journey and picture flora and fauna.

With enormous quantities of full-color images, hand-drawn illustrations, and customized maps that brighten each web page, DK Eyewitness trip advisor: Costa Rica really exhibits you this pretty nation as nobody else can.

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Most of the nation’s mammal species are here, plus more than 500 bird species. Rain gear is vital for exploring this park, as it is for Tapantí-Macizo de la Muerte National Park, on the northern slopes of the Talamanca massif and accessed via the Orosi Valley. Spanning 4,462 ft (1,360 m) in elevation range, it has trails for all abilities. February to April are the driest months here. The Central Pacific and Southern Nicoya around the crater rim and even into the caldera. The volcano began erupting in 2009 and has been periodically closed since.

Crafts, clothing, and musical instruments of several tribes, as well as shamanic totems, are displayed in the Museo de Cultura Indígena (see p209). Where Indigenous Peoples Live With the exception of the Chorotega, who have intermixed with other peoples in northwest Costa Rica, the indigenous population is relegated to remote regions in the Talamanca Mountains and the Pacific southwest. The tribes live in reserves administered San José by the National Commission for Indigenous Santiago de Bribri Puriscal Affairs (CONAI), which works to promote San José Cabécar education, health services, and community development.

8 in in in Jul Oct Jan in month Apr The Caribbean coast receives rainfall almost throughout the year. 2 in in in in Jul Oct Jan month Apr Puerto Limón SAN JOSÉ 6 hrs Cartago Cahuita 0 km 25 25 0 miles Quepos The eastern cordilleras are frequently enveloped in clouds. The lowest temperatures in Costa Rica are atop Cerro Chirripó. 8 in in in in Jul Oct Jan month Apr Corcovado The Peninsula de Osa is deluged by an annual average of almost 24 ft (8 m) of rainfall. 2 in in in in Jul Oct Jan month Apr I N T R O D U C I N G CO S TA R I C A  43 THE HISTORY OF COSTA RICA Contemporary Costa Rica has been shaped by a relatively benign history devoid of the great clash between pre-Columbian and Spanish cultures that characterized the formative period of neighboring nations.

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