Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforested Central American country with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific. Though its capital, San Jose, is home to cultural institutions like the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity. Roughly a quarter of its area is made up of protected jungle, teeming with wildlife including spider monkeys and quetzal birds.
My dear friend Teresita Van Gaalen has been appointed the Honorary Consul General of the Consulate of the Republic of Costa Rica to the Republic of South Africa. I was honored and proud to create this website for her which is still a work in progress.