Tag Archives: Costa Rica

Travel Photo of the Week 22Nov11 Costa Rica

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week is a Violet Sabrewing hummingbird in Costa Rica. Humming birds are among the world’s smallest birds and range from southern Alaska to Tierra del Fuego in South America and the Caribbean. By flapping … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 25Oct11 Costa Rica

  We monkey around in this week’s Travel Photo of the Week, a white-faced capuchin monkey in Costa Rica. These intelligent and adorable little primates were named such by European explorers as their white faces and brown bodies were reminiscent … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 28July11 Costa Rica

This week’s Travel Photo of the Week takes us to the misty cloud forests of Monteverde Costa Rica to meet a Blue-Crowned Motmot. Motmots are native to rain forests, cloud forests, and coffee plantations throughout Mexico, Central and South America. … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 17June11 Costa Rica

Northwest of the Costa Rican capital San Jose is Volcano Arenal, one of the world’s ten most active volcanos. Located in the appropriately named area of La Fortuna, this conical shaped volcano rises to a height of 5,358 feet with … Continue reading

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Travel Photo of the Week 21Mar11

This week’s Travel Photo visits the lush rain forests of Costa Rica. Of the list of unusual creatures you may encounter,  the two-toed and the three-toed sloths are among the most adorable. This one was photographed in the Manuel Antonio … Continue reading

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