Links from the Times for May 15: Costa Rica's Orosi Valley
You've read about Costa Rica's beautiful beaches, the surfing, the game fish. You've seen tourists ziplining through the thick rainforest. But when Ticos take time off, many head inland, to a tiny Eden called the Orosi Valley. Rimmed by gentle mountains and emerald coffee plantations, the valley is about an hour's drive southeast of San Jose. See photos of Orosi.