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Olivier's Pilot Log: South to South Adventure

Leaving that paradise..

…for other ones... We followed the coastline and flew over some very pretty beaches and landscapes. The forest is really fantastic and rich in this part of the world. Tourism is well-developed in Costa Rica and if I'm correct it is the country's first industry followed by bananas. Not surprising at all. Costa Rica is a little paradise on it's own. Great people, easy going (as all Latin Americans..), an enjoyable tropical climate and food, plenty wonderful sunny fruits and weather, endless beaches and very stable & peaceful politics.

If you are looking for your next holiday destination, that's it! Think about Costa Rica. You would love it. There are volcanoes, natural parks and reserves. Costa Rica makes a great effort with nature conservation. They have 12 national parks, 11 protected forests and 7 biological reserves, impressive for such a small country. Wildlife is very diverse and abundant. Tortuguero, on the Northeast coast of Costa Rica, is one of the most important sea turtle nesting beaches in all Central America. Tortuguero National Park was established in 1970 and is home to an incredible diversity of flora and fauna.

But the entire country is rich in all sort of animals. There are thousands of colourful birds, the famous Lapa Parrot (Quetzal), Toucan, various monkeys including the unique Howler, Ocelots and many more. And must of the must, you wont see any green uniforms!


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