Sunday, March 26, 2006

Mountainboarding in Costa Rica

Mountainboarding is a new sport that is taking force in Tiquicia. Although no one knows exactly how this activity arrived to Costa Rica, it was most likely imported by young Americans that visited the country looking for new places to practice it. Here are two videos of some guys practicing mountainboarding somewhere in Costa Rica.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Fishing in the Costa Rican Pacific

Costa Rica fishermen return with their catch as seagulls fly around their boat during sunset in Puntarenas, Costa Rica's Pacific coast near Venado Island March 22, 2006. Fishing is the only source of income for the four hundred residents of this small 10-square-kilometer island as they struggle against large fishing operations. Costa Rica has approximately 9,000 fishermen, according to the Costa Rican Institute of Fish and Aquaculture. Picture taken March 22, 2006. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate