Presentation on theme: "Y “pura vida”. La naturaleza Costa Rica has the greatest percentage of the country devoted to ecotourism… about 25%! Costa Rica is home to many parks."— Presentation transcript:
Y “pura vida”
La naturaleza Costa Rica has the greatest percentage of the country devoted to ecotourism… about 25%! Costa Rica is home to many parks and natural reserves, including Tabacón, seen here.
La naturaleza Monteverde Rainforest
La naturaleza El volcán Arenal boasts some of the best hot springs in the world!
Los animales Howler monkey
Los animales Redeye frog
Los animales Tropical fox
La gente Costa Ricans are called “Ticos” after their favorite team, Los Ticos! Ticos say “pura vida” in greeting.
La gente The most well-known handicraft of Costa Rica is the “carreta de madera”. They used to be used to transport café. What a great way to recycle!
La gente La capital de Costa Rica es San José The literacy rate is 96%, higher than the US! Many Ticos also speak English