Guaranteed Tips and Happy Costa Ricans

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San Jose Nicholas Kristof did a column in the Times in his usual didactic, rah-rah fashion trumpeting the happiness of Costa Rican people (  He cites a couple of different “surveys” where Costa Ricans self-evaluate and cobbles this together with the point that in 1949 the government shutdown its army and investigated more in education …

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Biodiversity and Technology

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Monteverde After working all morning we drove a couple of three hours to San Elena and Monteverde and the cloud forests, finding ourselves surprisingly rising above the beautiful bright to a land of rain, wind, and, happily, rainbows.  We were blocked from the Nacional Biological Reserve because trees were falling, but we were not disappointed. …

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