This Was The Most Eco-Intense Thing We Found at an Eco-Lodge in Costa Rica

Yesterday, we gave you an inside look at what eco-lodges look like in Costa Rica, highlighting the offerings and operations of several properties throughout the country. One of those, La Quinta de Sarapiqui, has achieved a five-leaf sustainability rating for its efforts.

It was not hard to see why during our visit. Located in an extremely rural area and tucked into the edge of the rainforest, it was easy to drive right by without realizing (which we did). Once inside, it doesn’t take long to see how dedicated the property is to the environment. The hotel has a butterfly garden and caiman pond on site, organizes visits to local schools, runs chocolate and

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US issues travel warning for Ebola-hit countries

US health authorities on Thursday issued a warning against traveling to three African nations facing the largest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in history. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged "all US residents to avoid non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone." The current outbreak of the highly contagious Ebola virus has killed 729 people in West Africa …
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