20 Apr '11, 9pm

Curious about Costa Rica? This article describes some of the country's best features!

FUN fact: Costa Rica is home to some 6 per cent of the world's total identified species. There are more than 850 species of birds and 250 species of mammals found there. For that reason alone, every National Geographic-watching channel surfer should get off the couch and experience the real thing there. But that's not the only allure of this strip of a country, the third smallest in Central America. Costa Rica is an adrenaline junkie's dream: Ziplining flights, treetop walks, treks right by live volcanoes, and cycling the Caribbean coast before sunbathing on its splendid beaches. Living semi-dangerously was how I found myself in the town of La Fortuna, a pit stop for many travellers for its strategic location in the shadow of Arenal - Costa Rica's most active volcano and among the Top 10 most active volcanoes in the world. Gulp. Meeting Mother Nature There has been intermi...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Travel/EDC110421-0000345/Viva-...

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