The New Key to Costa Rica

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Ulysses Press, Oct 10, 2004 - Travel - 508 pages
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- More than 400,000 copies sold of previous editions
- Provides in-depth coverage of the popular areas while featuring still-undiscovered areas of pristine wilderness
- Includes two foldout color maps of the country and capital city
- Details outdoor adventures including wildlife viewing, hiking, horseback riding, surfing, and river rafting

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Contents

The Ecological Picture
18
Planning Your Trip
39
Once You Arrive
81
The Outdoors
110
Getting to Know San Jose
125
Centred Valley and Surroundings
161
The Atlantic Coast
202
The Northern Zone
247
The Central Pacific Zone
361
Southern Zone
413
Appendix
477
Index
485
Lodging Index
496
Dining Index
504
About the Authors Photographer and Illustrator
517
Copyright

Guanacaste Province
302

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About the author (2004)

Blake lived in Costa Rica for 12 years.

Anne Becher received her M.A. in Hispanic Linguistics in 1992 from the University of Colorado-Boulder, and now coordinates the Beginning Spanish One course and teaches pedagogy and methods courses for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese there. She has taught beginning through advanced levels of Spanish since 1996, including several years teaching Modified Spanish classes for students with difficulty learning languages. She has published several reviews in Hispania, presents frequently at the Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers (CCFLT) conferences, and has served on the boards of CCFLT and the Colorado chapter of American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. She co-edited the bilingual literary journal La selva subterranea from 1987-1996.

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