The port of Limon, Costa Rica. "Limon" means "lemon" or "lime" in Spanish. In that language, both are given the same name.
Roadside stands such as this sold fresh fruit and vegetables. Notice the benches for sitting and enjoying fresh fruit or a drink.
A Costa Rican cemetery.
A Costa Rican pineapple plantation.
A closer view of pineapple plants. They do not grow very tall.
A roadside view of one of the many plantations on Costa Rica.
Another roadside view of a plantation in Costa Rica.
Rows of banana trees on a banana plantation.
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.
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.
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.
Grandma Bert poses with a tall, flowering plant.
The types of flowers that grow in Costa Rica can be very different from Maryland flowers.
This is a view of the whole plant seen in the previous picture. It is taller than Grandpa Roy.
Another beautiful flower on the restaurant grounds in Costa Rica.
A large shrub with violet and whitish colored flowers in Costa Rica.
An interesting, short flowering shrub in Costa Rica.
Beautiful violet and white flowers grow on the same bush at the restaurant.
A "limon" growing on a very small bush.
Yet another beautiful flower that your grandparents enjoyed.
A view of the restaurant grounds in 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.
Another colorful flower.
The last flower Grandpa Roy photographed on Costa Rica.
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