PHOTOS Dry season brings a blast of color to Costa Ricas treetops

first_img Alberto Font/The Tico Times Alberto Font / The Tico Times Alberto Font / The Tico Times Alberto Font / The Tico Times Facebook Comments Alberto Font / The Tico Times Alberto Font / The Tico Times The dry season has come to most parts of Costa Rica and with it the once-a-year burst of color from trees like theTabebuia ochracea, known locally as corteza amarilla and related to the golden trumpet tree. The Tabebuia rosea, known as roble sabana, erupts with lilac bouquets, and the Erythrina poeppigiana, known as poró gigante, bursts into vibrant orange. If you are traveling around the country, even in downtown San José, keep an eye out — or up — for a flashy surprise. Related posts:PHOTO GALLERY: A changing tide for Costa Rica’s artisanal fishing communities To conserve the Amazon, the forest must become an economic ‘asset’ PHOTOS: A close-up look at Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano Ad Astra Rocket’s breakup with the government puts Costa Rica’s hydrogen future on holdlast_img

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