This handbook's introduction covers mountains, volcanoes, reefs, climate, travel seasons, flora, fauna, environmental issues, plus informative essays on Costa Rica's exotic plants and animals, Poas Volcano and Irazu Volcano National Park. The guide section provides advice and details on getting to Costa Rica, entry requirements, items to bring, and health care; and also includes information on accommodation and food. It then gives ideas for shopping and various other activities. Visitors can take part in freshwater and deep-sea fishing, white-water rafting, kayaking and hiking.
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