(QCOSTARICA) Summer vacation is on for the almost one million students who get a break from classes for two weeks.

The annual mid-year school break started at the end of the school day on Friday, and students returning to the classroom on Monday, July 20.

During the two weeks, the beaches are expected to be packed, while in San Jose we can expect less traffic congestion. In fact, the vehicular restrictions of San Jose are suspended for the two weeks.

The school break also coincides with the “Veranillo de San Juan” (Indian Summer) that usually means an interruption of the rainy season.

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