The folks behind earthquake simulator

Earthquake simulator becomes a tourism attraction in Costa Rica’s old colonial capital

  Ever wonder what it was like to live through one of Costa Rica’s most fearsome earthquakes? A new educational project and tourist attraction in Cartago, the old colonial capital east of San José, gives you just that opportunity. Of course, “Magmática,” located on the road to Irazú Volcano, has a broader objective as well:…

Costa Rica in 1947

The following documentary was made in 1947, the time when Costa Rica had less than a million people and the year before the civil war. Times have changed, globalization caught us and the country is very different from what it looks like in this video. However, especially in the country areas, the simplicity is the…