It’s crazy diverse, due to the confluence of North and South Americas and their respective flora and fauna, the trade winds and mountains creating microclimates and heavy rainfall, and the fairly consistent year-round temperature. (Among other things.)
It’s bordered by both the Pacific and the Atlantic, between Nicaragua and Panama:
(photo from US Dept. of State website)
And I’m slowly (or not so slowly) falling in love with it.
This is a great post! We’d love to reblog it on http://www.CostaRicaBlogNetwork.com
Would you be open to allowing us to add your text and an image to our blog network (linking back to your original post/blog)?
That sounds awesome- thanks! I’m glad you like the post.