Costa Rica

By Maggie Quinn

Population: 4.82 million    

National language: Spanish

Capital city: San Jose

Currency: Costa Rican Colon

Neighboring countries: Panama and Nicaragua

Famous places: Arenal volcano, Corcovado National Park, Celeste river

Local expressions: "mae" meaning "dude" between friends, "jamar" which means "to eat", and "Isoquele!" meaning "Hurry up! Move it!"

Food and Drink: Comida Tipica (Black beans and rice), Tortilla de queso (a thick tortilla with cheese in the dough), and Refrescos (A blend of fresh fruits and ice, a very yummy tropical drink)

Climate: A very tropical country, during the 'Green season' (From May to late November) it tends to rain a lot


    

Local expressions: "mae" meaning "dude" between friends, "jamar" which means "to eat", and "Isoquele!" meaning "Hurry up! Move it!"

Food and Drink: Comida Tipica (Black beans and rice), Tortilla de queso (a thick tortilla with cheese in the dough), and Refrescos (A blend of fresh fruits and ice)

Climate: A very tropical country, during the 'Green season' (From May to late November) it tends to rain a lot. The 'dry season' continues from December through April. The dry season is the perfect time to pay a visit, as it is warm and sunny!

Works cited

http://costarica.com/travel/climate/

http://www.vivacostarica.com/costa-rica-informatio...

http://www.costaricaguides.com/arenal/places.html

http://www.veintemundos.com/en/spanish/

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