Tuesday, February 28, 2012
This was across the road from the location where the cattle were crossing the road in the photos I showed a few days ago.
Costa Rica plants about 5 - 7 million trees per year to make up for the fact that pasture land such as what you see here has replaced what used to be forests. The country is on track to become the world's first carbon neutral country in about 10 years, as more than 25% of the land is set aside for parks and nature preserves, the highest percentage of any country.
We are showing photos of Egypt this week on our Viva la Voyage travel photo site, including some of the experiences that await tourists visiting the country might enjoy.