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Into the Jungle - Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast

sloth_in_Costa_Rica Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast
The Indigenous Bribri people of Costa Rica live deep in the Talamanca rainforest near the coastal Caribbean, where the campesinos (farmers) grow plantains and cacao among other produce. Their ancient culture is steeped in tradition and they speak their own language, Bribri, as well as Spanish. The "Undiscovered Caribbean Adventure" is one...
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Why Cuba Now?

Why Cuba Now?
We've been watching, and waiting, for the right time to start offering Wildland Adventures to Cuba and here's why we think the time has arrived... 1. Visitors to Cuba who engage in people-to-people tours now enjoy greater opportunities to plan more flexible and diverse itineraries fostering individual one-on-one interactions with Cubans from all walks of life. Heretofore Americans traveling legally on people-to-people tours in Cuba were strictly limited as to the people they met, where they could go and what they could do. Now, as a result of enhanced tourism infrastructure throughout much of Cuba, more people-to-people exchanges are sprouting up in diverse regions and communities. For example, there are more private B&B accommodations especially in more traditional enclaves of eastern Cuba. This means that visitors can engage in thriving grass-roots community endeavors. Artists and academics, farmers and fishermen, musicians and dance troupes are all eager to share their stories. 2....
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What Makes the Caribbean so Special?

caribbean-costa-rica Discover Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast
The Caribbean tends to have much better/drier weather conditions from May to October than the Pacific Coast, just perfect for the rainforest-beach combo experience. The jungle is lush and everything is vibrant green as we do get some rain, but never too much to interfere with your adventure activities. If you are open minded and accepting of the unexpected (weather wise) you can enjoy rain a lot! There is nothing better than a downpour while you are walking in the forest (umbrellas free), or just watch the rain fall from your terrace/hammock. (Book or coconut in hand!) Being the low season you can usually find the best deals when searching for travel to Costa Rica . In the Caribbean there are so many things to do and ways to connect with the local people and nature, just take a look at our National Geographic award winning trip  Undiscovered Caribbean Adventure ....
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