Carara National Park, Costa Rica – Worth the Stop

May 1, 2016

When driving to Costa Rica’s central and south Pacific coast from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), you pass Carara National Park. Located an hour west of SJO and a few km past Rio Tarcoles Bridge and its resident crocodiles below, Carara isn’t typically a stop on standard Costa Rica itineraries. It should be, though. Carara […]

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Peru’s Newest National Park – Sierra del Divisor

November 21, 2015

Earlier this month, a new national park received final approval by Peru’s president, Ollanta Humala. Sierra del Divisor National Park spans 3.3 million acres, protecting a huge swath in the Amazon basin. Rainforest Trust in the US worked with Peru’s CEDIA (Center for the Development of an Indigenous Amazon) along with local communities and government […]

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