One of Latin America's most visited volcanoes, Poas has been active since prehistoric times.
Poas Volcano, Costa Rica
Alan Vargas-Guide at Poas Volcano
Alan, a guide from Swiss Travel, escorts Sam on her hike to see the infamous Poas Volcano National Park
Intercultura offers a 4-hour immersion course perfectly suited for any traveler, not to mention cooking and dancing lessons, making it not only a school but a cultural center.
Fabrica Carretas Chaverri-Oxcart Factory
Oxcarts are a traditional and beloved craft in Costa Rica. As Sam learns during her visit, they have been designed and used virtually the same way for nearly 3 centuries.