Archive for August, 2012

Guaitil Pottery: A 5,000 Year Old Tradition

Posted on: August 22nd, 2012 by Sugar

The town of Guaitil, located in San Vicente de Nicoya, Guanacaste, has for more than 5,000 years produced some of the world’s most stunning pottery. Today, residents use the same traditional and ancestral techniques of the Chorotega indigenous groups, a More…

Mother’s Day in Costa Rica

Posted on: August 14th, 2012 by Sugar

Mother’s Day, or Dia de la Madre, is an important holiday in Costa Rica. It falls on August 15, the Feast of the Assumption, which for Catholics marks the day that the Virgin Mary ascended to Heaven at the end More…