In the years since the first road trip down the Pan-American, this mountain outpost has become something of a retiree-darling. But we head to Boquete for the temperatures: cool 70s after Costa Rica’s stifling rainy season heat. Clearly there’s something in the water — this park features yard art gone psycho. Lewis Carroll couldn’t have dreamed up crazier.
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