Costa Rica is an amazing place but if you’ve ever tried to describe it to someone who has never been here then you already know what a challenge it can be. For that reason The CR Post has provided a list of photos that we feel sums up the essence of “Tiquicia” for you to share with your Pura Vidaless friends.

1. Colorful Traditions

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Costa Rican 4th of July anyone?

2. Trits

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Eating one with a spoon may get you deported

3. Colones

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It’s an extremely flexible currency

4. Wine in a box

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Chubby girls love it

5. Guaro

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For people who are too poor to afford wine in a cardboard box but want to hang out with chubby girls

6. Pipas

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Great after a night of drinking Guaro with chubby girls

7. People Drinking Rubbing Alcohol

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There are some hangovers that even Pipa Fria isnt going to cure

8. The Platina Bridge

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Fixing bridges is hard you know

9. And other half-assed jobs

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10. Crazy Drivers

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If you haven’t almost been killed by a Costa Rican driver then your plane hasn’t landed yet

11. Cajeta

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Some People actually smoke this stuff

12. Crippy

Everyone else smokes this
Everyone else smokes this

13. K2

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This Colombian Lady apparently smoked a lot of this

14. Pegando Porte

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we don’t know what it means either

15. Pura Vida Tattoos

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16.Sex Motels

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A great place to take a break on your way to the Basilica

17. Corn and Hamcremadulce

 

18. Zika

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It’s catching on

19. Stupid Turtle Selfie Chick

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she’s almost broke the internet

20. Waze

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The best way to avoid sobriety checkpoints

21. Marito Mortadela

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Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeh!

22.The Virilla River

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No Artificial Ingredients

23. Viejos Verdes

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Justice for Creepy Cellphone Guy

24. Tope

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25. Envisionfest

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26. Costa Rican Couples

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27. The CR Post

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Sensitive People hate it

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