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1 San José, Costa Rica By: Sarah Garcia Period: 4 "Costa Rica - Google Search." Google. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Apr

2 History: -San Jose, Costa Rica was found in 1738 by Cabildo de Leon. San Jose got the name From St. Joseph who was chosen as a parish patron 2 years later. The Chapel, which was to help From the church of Cartago. -San Jose population grew very slowly and that was caused by the many problems they Had like water problems. -They didn’t have the right and good structure. What is the terrain like: Costa Rica is a tropical country. The weather there is mostly warm year around!

3 Languages: In San Jose, Costa Rica the most spoken language is Spanish. They speak that all around Costa Rica. Spanish is their official language and they only speak only a little bit of English. About the People: -Or also called Ticos are very spirited, friendly, outgoing, polite, and kind people. Many of them like to welcome new people to their country, and are very family oriented! The best thing to know when visiting this place is the language, spanish!!! It would help a lot while visiting Costa Rica. People who live in Costa Rica are like the same way people are here, like here parents want their kids to get a good education and it goes for over there too! People in Costa Rica also love to dance!

4 The Arenal Volcano: - This volcano last erupted in 2010 The Elevation is 5,479 (1,670m) Arenal is considered a young volcano and the age is estimated to be less than 7,500 years. This volcano is one of the main natural Attractions found in San Jose, Costa Rica. Celeste River: The Celeste River is know for it turquoise water, it is this color because of chemical reactions that happen in the water. This water never losses it color even when its by a waterfall. Ahead there is the Celeste River waterfall, the waterfall is like a nature swimming pool where you are able to take a bath. The 2 chemicals that mixed was Sulfur and Calcium Carbonate. The park is open 8am to 5pm. "Celeste River." Arenal Volcano Costa Rica - La Fortuna. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr "Arenal Volcano history - La Fortuna Costa Rica." Arenal Volcano Costa Rica - La Fortuna. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr

5 Arenal Hanging Bridges: These bridges were made directly in front of the Areal Volcano. On the tour you can see many things in the rain forest like lots of flowers, trees, maybe even some wildlife. There are over 60 species in that forest. There are also many different tours that you can go on. "Arenal Hanging Bridges." Arenal Volcano Costa Rica - La Fortuna. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr "Arenal Hanging Bridges - Costa Rica." Arenal Volcano Costa Rica - Info, hotels, transporation, and tours. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr

6 Street Scene "street view of San Jose, Costa Rica - Google Search." Google. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Apr


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