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Pura Vida

Posted February 15th, 2011 at 02:00 PM by chas
PURA VIDA

“We humans are part of nature, not alien beings from some other planet.”
--Forward, Costa Rica: Wildlife of the National Parks and Reserves

Two colorful stuffed toy birds hang from their perches in my bedroom; Tico the Parrot and Max the Toucan. They hail from Costa Rica, a small Central American Republic which abolished its army in 1948, after its general caused a Civil War during a unique coup attempt in the peaceful nation. Since then, the country put its money instead into health care and education instead. Sound good? In February of 2001 we flew south for another winter vacation to this center of ecotourism, one of the physically and politically most “Green” of the world’s nations. South of Nicaragua and north of Panama, it is nestled between the Pacific and the Atlantic/Caribbean Oceans. Central America joined the continents of North and South America a mere 3-5 million years ago, and the plant, animal, and human life of both began...

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