Costa Rica Destinations The Beauty of Costa Rica: Pura Vida By Zanne Posted on 3 weeks ago 1 min read 1 0 47 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Where Gals Wander focuses on answering the question: Is There More to Life? We discovered that in Costa Rica where the common saying of Pura Vida is more than just a phrase, it’s a way of life. In our last blog, we shared the Adventures in Costa Rica. In this photo gallery, we share the photos taken by our guest contributor, Araceli, that captures the beauty of Costa Rica. Araceli: This little chihuahua followed me around on the beach. I called him Michaelada and he was my buddy for about three hours. He only spoke Spanish. Araceli: I asked the bartender for a fruity drink. This is what he gave me. Araceli on a fishing excursion off Playa Flamingo. The rock formation is known as “El Sombrero” off the coast of Playa Flamingo. Our own natural beauty Araceli and her man celebrating the romance of Costa Rica.