Posts tagged with "CHOROTEGA"



15. March 2017
If you are in the mood to see animals then this outing is perfect for you. You will be traveling to the Tempisque River, one of Costa Rica's largest rivers, packed with crocodiles, teamed with fish and surround by many migratory birds, mokeys, iguanas and more. After the boat ride that will take you on an amazing trip up and down stream in search of animals you will enjoy a traditional Costa Rican lunch that has been described as one of the best meals offered on excursion. Then a quick visit at...
15. July 2016
After the Spanish Conquest, Costa Rica (Veragua in those days), as it formed part of Nicaragua and Panama; wasn't a popular destination for settlers due to the harsh lifestyle and no gold was found in comparison to the territories of Peru or Mexico. Also, the geo political situation was tense as Mexico and Central America were liberating from Spain. Factions of Liberals and conservatives formed and had conflict in various sectors. In Nicaragua, Leon and Granada who were separate factions argued...
10. July 2016
Guanacaste was home to various tribes. The predominant tribe were the Chorotega that were part of the Mesoamerican tribes and were pushed towards the north western part of Costa Rica by other larger tribes such as the Mayans who were believed to have pushed tribes south due to territorial conflicts. By the time the Spanish Conquistadors had arrived the Chorotega were some of the most advanced tribes in the area with a steady society and economical sustainability. The Chorotega, as the Mayans...