Iraz˙ is an active volcano in Costa Rica, situated in the Cordillera Central close to the city of Cartago. Its name is believed to be a corruption of Iztar˙, which was the name of an indigenous village on the flanks of the volcano. Iraz˙ has erupted frequently in historical times - at least 23 times since its first well-recorded eruption in 1723. Its most recent eruption began in 1963 and conti...
This is the home stadium of Saprissa, one of the two main soccer teams in Costa Rica. It's now covered in synthetic grass (in the past it was not) and it's where all the international games in Costa Rica take place.
The Arenal Volcano (Spanish: Volcßn Arenal) is an active andesitic stratovolcano in north-western Costa Rica (10.5N, 84.7E), about 90 km north-west of San JosÚ, in the province of Alajuela. Once locally known as Mount Arenal (Cerro Arenal), Arenal was presumed extinct until July 29, 1968 when it erupted after approximately 400 years of dormancy. The eruption wiped out the town of Tabacon and ki...
Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo. Spilling down a coastal hillside to an isthmus of golden sand, Four Seasons creates an ambience of simple luxury in this pristine natural setting. With two unspoiled beaches, an indigenous spa, championship golf and the magic of the tropical dry forest.
Conchal Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. Named this way because the white sand is covered with millions of shell (conchal) pieces, which makes it very soft and beautiful. There it is one of the best hotels in Guanacaste, the Melia Conchal, which is an all-inclusive resort with golf course, many gourmet restaurants and beautiful villas.
Mayon Volcano is a volcano in the Philippines. It is found in the province of Albay in the Bicol Region. Its almost perfectly-shaped cone is considered by many people to be more beautiful than Mt. Fuji in Japan. A few kilometres to the south of the volcano is Legazpi City.
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