Dolphins, spider monkeys, beautiful coast and cloud-capped volcanoes … visiting Costa Rica is like visiting paradise. Sweetie the spider monkey was at the bottom of her community’s hierarchy and no one would groom her, so she would come to visitors like us in the Osa Wildlife Refuge and point to the area she would like scratched for us to do it.

The Pacific coast with along Golfo Dulce and Manuel Antonio National Park is awesomely beautiful, but then there are also the volcanic mountains like Arenal and Irazú at 11,260 feet, which adds up to a lot of bio-diversity.

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