Costa Rica
The port of Limon, Costa Rica. "Limon" means "lemon" or "lime" in Spanish. In that language, both are given the same name.
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Roadside stands such as this sold fresh fruit and vegetables. Notice the benches for sitting and enjoying fresh fruit or a drink.
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
A Costa Rican cemetery.
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Costa Rica
A Costa Rican pineapple plantation.
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
A closer view of pineapple plants. They do not grow very tall.
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
A roadside view of one of the many plantations on Costa Rica.
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Costa Rica
Another roadside view of a plantation in Costa Rica.
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Costa Rica
Rows of banana trees on a banana plantation.
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Costa Rica
Guess what is inside this bag with holes hanging from a tree? It is bananas. This is how they get the banana to grow in a banana plantation in Costa Rica.
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Costa Rica
The guide is telling Grandma, Grandpa and the others about how bananas are formed. Those little, yellow things will grow into large bananas when they are left on the tree.
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The restaurant where Grandma and Grandpa had a delicious lunch in Costa Rica.
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The grounds of the restaurant were very beautiful, so Grandma and Grandpa took a walk and some pictures.
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Grandma Bert poses with a tall, flowering plant.
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
The types of flowers that grow in Costa Rica can be very different from Maryland flowers.
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
This is a view of the whole plant seen in the previous picture. It is taller than Grandpa Roy.
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Costa Rica
Another beautiful flower on the restaurant grounds in Costa Rica.
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
A large shrub with violet and whitish colored flowers in Costa Rica.
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Costa Rica
An interesting, short flowering shrub in Costa Rica.
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Costa Rica
Beautiful violet and white flowers grow on the same bush at the restaurant.
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Costa Rica
A "limon" growing on a very small bush.
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Costa Rica
Yet another beautiful flower that your grandparents enjoyed.
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Costa Rica
A view of the restaurant grounds in Costa Rica.
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Costa Rica
The leaves of this vine looked almost as if they were painted on the trunk of this tree, that is how tightly they clung to it.
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Costa Rica
Another colorful flower.
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Costa Rica
The last flower Grandpa Roy photographed on Costa Rica.
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