Category Sarchi

Country Guide: Costa Rica

Reflections on Costa Rica Really, really loved my trip there! “Pura vida” – pure life – one of the mottos of CR. People are very friendly and it’s known as one of the happiest places in the world. I was on the Pacific coast side (west), but I’ve heard great things about the Caribbean side.  […]

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[82/365] Paints at an Ox Cart Factory, Sarchi, Costa Rica

Not too far of a drive from San Jose, Sarchi is a town in the Central Highlands area of Costa Rica that is known for ox carts. These beautifully hand painted ox carts are a symbol of Costa Rica and it was nice getting to see where and how they are made. These are some […]

Red Truck, Sarchi, Costa Rica

In the town known for ox carts of all sizes beautifully hand-painted in an assortment of colors, Sarchi was a nice side trip from San Jose. The town is known as an artisan community, full of stores displaying souvenirs of their famous hand-crafted ox carts. Before heading back out to San Jose, we stopped at […]