It is beneficial for the environment that mangrove areas in Costa Rica are protected from development and are actually growing. In many places of the world, Florida in particular, mangroves have been replaced by development.
Tomorrow we will leave the beach and begin a new series of photos.
Today is Sunday, so we have new photos on our Viva la Voyage travel photo site. This week we are showing photos of the Villa Melzi in Bellagio, Italy.