Getting Around Costa Rica

Costa Rica is not one of the biggest countries in the world, yet its topography means that it is one of the most difficult to build transport infrastructures for. This has not stopped the country from building them, it has just taken great planning and large investments of money to overcome the steep slopes and tropical vegetation. [caption id="attachment_84" align="alignright" width="259"] The rail line from Alajuela to Limon[/caption] One of the earliest projects was to build a rail line from Alajuela in the interior to Puerto Limon on the Caribbean…

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Tourism in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has for a number of years been searching for ways to attract more visitors into the country in order to receive the economic benefits that tourism brings to a country. For years the industry was held back by Costa Rica’s lack of accessibility, and also the poor transport networks within the country. This was one of the reasons reason that for many years the country struggled to attract foreign investors and even when it was part of the Spanish empire it was left to cope on its own.…

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