This housing development begins with a street made of brick pavers, a fancy gate, and a wall with statuary on each side, leading to the little circle drive around a fountain that I showed in yesterday's photo.
I presume that a purpose of such fancy and expensive entrances, in addition to being enjoyed by the residents, is to give the impression that the developer has a lot of money and will be able to complete the housing project and build the rest of the amenities.
An important factor for foreigners buying houses and condos in Costa Rica is to be sure that the development will be finished, particularly in current market conditions. I will discuss this further and show the statues on each side of this gate in the days ahead.
We are showing photos of the architecture of Budapest, Hungary, one of Europe's magnificent capitol cities, this week on our Viva la Voyage travel photo site.