Costa Rica - Pure State
The images of Costa Rica are serenely, authentically powerful. In this Central American country, 28 national parks provide protection for some of the world's richest wildlife. As we discover the many facets of this "American Switzerland", Pierre Brouwers shows us the amazing natural potential Costa Rica can call upon in pursuit of its development.
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