National Flower of Costa Rica

What is the Costa Rica National Flower?

Costa Rica is home to many beautiful plants and animals. Its rainforest is home to a diverse ecosystem, and you’ll be hard pressed to single out one living thing, whether plant or animal, that you can claim to be the most beautiful. The National Flower of Costa Rica, the Guaria Moradam, also called the Purple Girl, has had such a …

Costa Rica Muscial Instruments

Costa Rica Music Instruments: A Complete Guide

The traditional musical instruments in Costa Rica include the Quijongo, the Ocarina, the Carraca, the Marimba, the Chirimia and the Maracas. They have all played a important part of the traditional folkloric music in Costa Rica. Costa Rica has both musical instruments that are from Costa Rica and others that have been incorporated into its musical style of the years. …

What is the Costa Rica Celebration Virgin of Los Angeles?

Nothing can be stronger than religious conviction. It can be the fuel for war, for peace, or for great personal acts all in the name of penance. Pilgrimages are one such events, where hundreds of thousands, or even millions travel for miles on foot simply to show their devotion for their belief. This pilgrimage, or La Romeria, is an important …

Costa Rica Dance

Fiesta Danza de los Diablitos: A Costa Rica Tradition

The Fiesta Danza de Los Diablitos, is a traditional dance done by Costa Rica’s indigenous Boruca tribe. Its a dance that conveys the cultures, stories, traditions and history of this indigenous tribe of Costa Rica Dance is a medium that doesn’t get as much attention as other works of art do. When in the right hands, it can be just …

Costa Rica Turtles

Costa Rica Turtle Hatching Season : Plus Tips on Watching

The Sea Turtle hatching season in Costa Rica is May through November, with August being especially active. In Costa Rica, sea turtles lay eggs on the beaches of both the Pacific and Caribbean coast. Costa Rica is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world and home to fascinating wildlife including five main species of Turtles: Leatherback, Green, Olive …