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Group Photos | The wildlife of Costa Rica | Volcanoes of Costa Rica | The flora of Costa Rica | Rain forest tram ride | Hotels we stayed at in Costa Rica | Banana plantation processing | Landscapes | "Decorative" houses of Costa Rica | Suspension bridge | Cloud forest | Manual Antonio National Park | Coffee plantation comedy show | Miscellaneous pictures

"Decorative" houses of Costa Rica

When we first saw the many houses with bars and fences in front of them, our Tour Director said they were primaily decorative, carried over from the Spanish tradition. That explanation kind of gave way, when many of these same houses also had razor wire on top of the fences/gates :)