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  • 1. TRAVEL TO COSTA RICA
  • 2. WHAT ARE WE GOING TO NEED?
  • 3. Toothbrush JacketMoney Towel
  • 4. Binoculars Bathing Suit iPod
  • 5. FAST FACTS Official name: Republic of Costa Rica Form of Government: Democratic Republic Capital: San Jose
  • 6. Costa Rica is a small country in CentralAmerica. It is bordered by Nicaragua to thenorth and Panama to the south. TheCaribbean Sea is to the east and the PacificOcean is to the westKey words : west: oestecountry : paisBordered: rodeadoNorth: norteSouth: surSea: marEast: este
  • 7. HISTORY The spanish came to Costa Rica and colonized the area in 1561. It was a Spanish colony for about 250 years . In 1821, Costa Rica declared independence from Spain Key words: Colonized.- colonizado Declared.- declarado
  • 8. PEOPLE AND CULTURE Family is very important in Costa Rica. Children often live with their families until they are married Indigenous languages are spoken in communites such as the Birbri, the language of the people of the Talamanca region. Key Words: Married: casados Indigenous: indigenas
  • 9.  Thereare many festivals and holidays around religious events, including Holy Week and Christmas Soccer is the most popular sport in Costa Rica Key Words: Holidays: fiestas Holy week: semana santa Christmas: Navidad
  • 10. NATURE Costa Rica is committed to preserving the beauty and diversity of the country through the development of national parks Key Words: Committed: comprometerse Preserving: preservar Beauty: belleza Diversity: diversidad National Parks: parque nacional
  • 11. THE ARENAL VULCANO Arenal Volcano, in Spanish Volcán Arenal, is an active volcano in north-western Costa Rica around 90 km northwest of San José. The Arenal volcano measures at least 1,633 metres. Arenal is geologically considered a young volcano and the age is estimated to be less than 7,000 years.Key Words:Volcano: volcan Measures: medidaLava: lavaNorth-western: noroesteNorthwest: noroeste
  • 12. THE ARENAL VULCANO
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