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Five Must-Do Adventures in the Guanacaste Region of Costa Rica!

This summer I had the amazing opportunity to visit the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica, which is the upper northwestern section.  Flying into Liberia is a breeze with an easy pick up of a rental car from Dollar Rent-A-Car.  Mind you, we have tried other rental businesses but Dollar has always given us the fairest price without surprising us in the end with a whammy of a bill...what we were quoted is what we paid in the end.  My thirst for wildlife encounters was quenched almost immediately...I mean, hello toad!  Ummm...can we drive away now?  These common toads, can get pretty large...nothing like I've seen lately in Chicago.

ONE Our first adventure on our very first day was to head to the Bijagua Ranas natural observatory.  It's apparently a family-run operation, is somewhat small, but affordable and definitely worth the drive for all of the creatures that you see living on this area of land naturally.  

This place is like a family-run business so it wasn't surprising tha…