Costa Rica Essay

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Trevor Carr
Mas 74
11/11/2014
Costa Rica
Good morning everyone, I’d like to start off by having you all close your eyes for a moment. Now imagine yourself in the middle of a south american rain forest surrounded by pure green, vibrant colors, and a variety of different plant and wildlife.
Imagine yourself taking a stroll down a golden coast with water so clear you can see through it like glass. Imagine yourself soaring high above tropical canopies and soon after being swept down a raging river full of swift white water rapids. What is this stunning paradise you might ask? It is none other than the beautiful country Costa
Rica. Today I will share with you a few reasons on why you should visit this amazing place. As if the stunning beauty of Costa Rica alone isn’t enough to make any traveler visit, they also have a variety of activities sure to entertain even the most adventurous thrill seekers.
Costa Rica is a country located in Central America that has unlimited tourist potential and is ranked as one of the most visited international destinations. One of
Costa Rica’s main sources of income is tourism. Although the country is small and it covers only 0.03 % of the surface of the globe, it proudly shelters 5% of the existing biodiversity in the entire world. Costa Rica's beaches are surrounded by forests, and have great natural diversity. In many of them there are beautiful coral reefs, where you may dive and explore. In addition, depending on the place visited, you have a wide

variety of activities that include things such as: hikes to mangroves, diving, surfing, sport fishing, and hiking on trails or horseback rides. Most of the beaches have warm water throughout the year, so you may come and enjoy…