Did you know that Costa Rica is:
-- the world's first country to abolish its army,
--no. 4 in Latin America on on the Human Development Index,
--5th in the world and 1st in the Americas on the Environmental Performance Index,
--striving to be the first country to be carbon neutral,
--one of the few countres that didn't import forced labor which therefore required settlers to develop the county pretty much by themselves.
Here's a summary of what Costa Rica offers the tourist:
I spent Satuday touring a few national parks and visiting the Pacific coast. I definitely plan to come back with Gertrud.