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  • Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica :: Estilos de Viaje :: Expediciones, Aventuras, Tours, Cursos, en Costa Rica
    of trips intense and often require a high level of fitness so you should be training on a daily basis to enjoy more the experience They are kind of unpredictable because there are many variables that could change anything making this one the type of trip that you don t find everywhere Exploratory Expedition Take the Expeditions a little bit further with the Exploratory Expeditions by Outdoor Adventures visiting places and making trips that doesn t exists as part of the normal offer These unique unrepeatable and unpredictable trips take you and a small group of hard core expeditioners to places you never imagine sometimes combining places and activities that are already amazing by itself Discovery Adventures In the Discovery Adventures you will be able to explore places and do activities reserved just for adventure travelers that don t mind to get away from the crowds The activity level is higher than the normal Adventure tours You will have a Bilingual Adventure Guide during the whole trip and include a private car or van all the food and of course all the activities mentioned Adventure The Adventure Tours give you the opportunity to enjoy the amazing experience of travel with small groups with an action packed trip that include most of the activities in a way to forget about extra costs and just relax and enjoy You will have the comfort of private first class transportation nice hotels and your own Bilingual Adventure Guide These tours include all the food and all the activities as described Independent Adventures With Our Independent Adventures you can choose to do some of our Adventure Tours by yourself or we can design your own adventure making your dreams come true you just tell us what you would like and we use our experience to

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  • Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica :: Acerca de Ud :: Expediciones, Aventuras, Tours, Cursos, en Costa Rica
    Vertical Avanzado 2 d Escalada 2 días Rappel Básico 1 día Primeros Auxilios y RCP 4 dias Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica Expediciones Trekking Tours Multi Sport Cursos Viajes de Aventura en Costa Rica Empresa de EcoTurismo de aventura que ofrece expediciones trekking y tours multi sport fuera de los senderos comunes y viajes de aventura por todo Costa Rica Que Dicen Nuestros Clientes Really nice Erin Photo Tree in flower

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  • Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica :: Cursos de Primeros Auxilios y RCP :: Expediciones, Aventuras, Tours, Cursos, en Costa Rica
    utilizar estos conocimientos la diferencia entre estar capacitado para ayudar y hasta salvar una vida es un curso que cualquier persona debería realizar Si te gustan las actividades y deportes de aventura en las que el esfuerzo físico es retribuido por el placer de poder visitar bellos lugares naturales que por su grado de dificultad si ocurriera un accidente no es nada mas de llamar y que la ambulancia aparezca es importante que recibás capacitación en Primeros Auxilios y RCP Los Cursos de Primeros Auxilios y RCP de RISK Control son basados en la American Heart Association y el National Safety Council ambos de Estados Unidos con muchos años de experiencia El curso es desarrollado en alguno de nuestros lugares de enseñanza tanto en el Valle Central como en lugares remotos o en el caso de una empresa los cursos pueden realizarse directamente en sus instalaciones Instructores especializados con amplios conocimientos medicos y con miles de horas de experiencia en rescate montañismo rescate vertical y tecnicas educativas harán de este curso una experiencia que cambiara la forma en que usted pueda enfrentar las situaciones de emergencia que se presenten en su vida No requiere experiencia previa El estudiante Aprenderá a iniciar el sistema de emergencias medico y como llamar al 9 1 1 Podrá controlar sangrados y ayudar a minimizar Shock Aplicará Primeros Auxilios para tratar envenenamientos mordeduras y picaduras Aprenderá técnicas de Primeros Auxilios para atender problemas relacionados con los sistemas musculoso óseo y los tejidos suaves Tratará emergencias diabéticas convulsiones ataques al corazón y derrames Podrá dar primeros auxilios a problemas con temperaturas ambas bajas y altas Entenderá como y cuando se puede mover un paciente Emergencias de temperaturas extremas y como manejar y prevenirlas Aprenderá como documentar y transferir toda la información medica pertinente del paciente a

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  • Outdoor Adventures :: Media Gallery :: Expeditions, Adventures, Tours, Training, in Costa Rica
    Home About OA Sustainable Tourism About Costa Rica Media Gallery FAQ Contact Us Español

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  • Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica :: Acerca de Costa Rica :: Expediciones, Aventuras, Tours, Cursos, en Costa Rica
    it very much Serjej Tamara Photo Sunset in Rincon de la Vieja Outdoor Adventures Acerca de Costa Rica Intro Geography Ecology History Government Quick Facts Our country s geographical location constitutes a biological land bridge for plant and animal species The narrow territory flanked by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean creates a passage for North and South American plants and wildlife in addition to a large number has resulted in over 25 of the land being protected under some sort of management category such a National Parks Biological Reserves and National Wildlife Refuges One of the great attractions is its climate The nice temperature enjoyed throughout the year has been a factor in the peaceful life led by inhabitants and allows tourists to explore and venture with total ease Additionally the smallness of the land makes it easy to go from the Pacific to the Caribbean in less than one day Costa Rica is bordered to the north by Nicaragua to the northeast by the Caribbean Sea to the southeast by Panama and to the west and southwest by the Pacific Ocean Area 51 100 Km2 Maximum Length 464 Km from Sapoa River to Burica Point Minimum Length

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  • Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica :: Acerca de Costa Rica :: Expediciones, Aventuras, Tours, Cursos, en Costa Rica
    Erin Photo Strangler Fig Outdoor Adventures Acerca de Costa Rica Intro Geography Ecology History Government Quick Facts Democracy Economy Costa Rica is an agricultural country although industry is being developed at a moderate pace Industries include food processing and the manufacture of textiles and clothing construction materials fertilizer and electronics Coffee bananas sugar and beef are exported as well as manufactured goods such as textiles Petroleum machinery consumer durables chemicals and foodstuffs are imported Tourism is the second biggest money earner after agriculture Costa Rica is Democratic republic but the Democracy is not only the type of government of Costa Rica Democracy is also the source of tremendous pride in a country that brags about having more teachers than policemen and not having a standing army since 1948 Democracy also means that even the smallest town has a right to have electricity potable water and public or private phones Juan Mora Fernández the first chief of state in Costa Rica 1824 The 1949 Constitution declares the country a Democratic Republic This body of laws guarantees citizens as well as foreigners basic rights the right to own property the right to petition and assembly the right to habeas corpus and the

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  • Outdoor Adventures Costa Rica :: Acerca de Costa Rica :: Expediciones, Aventuras, Tours, Cursos, en Costa Rica
    used on long trips from one City to another one so arrange the fare with the driver beforehand When using taxi services verify that they comply with the legal established requirements such as the yellow triangles printed on the doors and a Meter the drivers call the meter Maria If you are driving avoid stopping when a stranger asks you for a ride Costa Rica s Health System Costa Rica is possibly the most sanitary of Central American nations There are plenty of farmacias around should you require medicine but most medications are imported largely from Europe and the US and expensive Tap water in San José is safe to drink but you may wish to employ caution elsewhere If you are hiking and camping either drink boiled water or have iodine tablets available If the taste perturbs you add a bit of powdered drink mix or squeeze a lemon or lime into your water glass or bottle In most rural and urban areas in case of medical emergency the local Red Cross has ambulances ready to transport patients to hospital These ambulances do not charge for their service The 911 telephone emergency system has been operating for a while and works fine in case of emergency Current local time in Costa Rica Costa Rica is six hours behind Greenwich Mean Time 6 GMT which is equivalent to Central Time in North America There is no daylight saving time Currency The national currency is the Colón colones in plural and dollars are easily exchanged at all banks other foreign currency can be exchanged through private agencies All mayor credit cards as well as travelers checks are widely accepted The colon exchanges at 520 per dollar as of February 2007 and can be expected a change per day Electricity The standard in Costa Rica is the same as in the United States 110 volts AC 60 cycles However three pronged outlets can be scarce so it s helpful to bring along an adapter Business Hours Most banks are open Monday through Friday from 9am to 3 30pm although many have begun to offer extended hours Offices are open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm many close for 1 hr at lunch Stores are generally open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 6pm many close for 1 hr at lunch Tourist Seasons From late December to mid April is dry season is traditionally the best time to visit Costa Rica During this time beaches resorts tend to be busy and often full on weekends Easter week is booked months ahead Schoolchildren have their main vacations from December to February Starting in late April when the rains begin many of the dirt roads in the back country require 4WD vehicles Driver s License Permits If you rent a car your driver s license from your home country is normally accepted Moving Around There are two main air lines from San Jose to many other domestic destinations The bus system is cheap reliable

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