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Walking To “La Virgen”

Today, August 2, is the "romeria' or the celebration of the country's patron saint, "La Virgen de los Angeles", that entails a pilgrimage to Cartago. The day is a national holiday. Christmas (Navidad) and Easter (Semana Santa) are the biggest religious holidays in Costa Rica,...

Downpours Can’t Stop The Faith!

The illustration by depicts what 'romeros' (pilgrims) went through yesterday (Monday) afternoon's downpour as they make they way to Cartago in the annual 'romeria' (pilgrimage). More downpours are expected for this Tuesday afternoon. Thousands of Catholic faithful from across the country are expected to descend...