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Travel to costa rica

  1. 1. TRAVEL TO COSTA RICA
  2. 2. WHAT ARE WE GOING TO NEED?
  3. 3. Toothbrush JacketMoney Towel
  4. 4. Binoculars Bathing Suit iPod
  5. 5. FAST FACTS Official name: Republic of Costa Rica Form of Government: Democratic Republic Capital: San Jose
  6. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 12. THE ARENAL VULCANO
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