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Nombre del Alumna: Wendy Josselyn Mejía

Número de cuenta: 31211388

Catedrática: Lorena Enid Salgado Montalván

Clase: INGLES II

Tema: Write and illustrate a description of a place you know well,


talk about location, food, customs, people, activities you can do
there, etc.

Tegucigalpa, DC 24-05 -2018


Location Country of Costa Rica

It limits to the North with Nicaragua, to the South with Panama, to the East and to the West with the Atlantic
and Pacific oceans, respectively. Its Atlantic coast measures 255 kms, while the Pacific coast extends 1,103
kms.

It is a small country in Central America. It limits to the North with Nicaragua and to the Southeast with
Panama. It has 51,100 km2 in length, which represents only 0.1% of the world's land mass but which is home
to 5% of the world's biodiversity.
Typical food

Rooster pinto Potato hash

It is considered the typical dish in both countries and


is eaten as part of breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Cook the potatoes with water and little salt,
Although there are variations, the dish basically they should not be too soft.
consists of rice and beans previously cooked, mixed
with spices, cilantro, onion and sweet pepper.
 Let them cool a bit and remove the skin.
Cut them into squares.

 Meanwhile, cook the meat for 45 minutes in


enough water with salt, sweet pepper,
garlic, thyme and oregano.
 . Once the meat is cooked, chop finely.

 In a separate pot, add the chopped potatoes,


the consommé, the cumin, salt to taste and
the beef broth. Cook for 10 minutes and add
the annatto; Mix well.

 Serve in tortillas.
Customs of the people of Costa Rica

Independence Easter
Before it became independent, Costa Rica was
Spanish territory, and Guatemala was a center of as catholic customs, in Costa Rica the Holy
regional government. It was in the month of Week is celebrated annually in commemoration
September 1821 that the General Captaincy of of the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus
Guatemala made the decision to become independent
from Spain, simultaneously declaring the
independence of Costa Rica.

However, it was until October 13, 1821 that the


copies of the Act of Independence of Guatemala and
the Act of León de Nicaragua (Acta de los Nublados)
arrived in Cartago.

Once the Act of Independence was received, a


general meeting of City Councils of the Province
was held, in which it was agreed to free Costa Rica
from the General Confederation of Guatemala so that
it could become a State. That Act was signed on
October 29, 1821 in the city of Cartago (capital at
that time) and it was Mr. Juan Manuel de Cañas,
who occupied the office of Governor who appointed
Juan Mora Fernández as Head of State.
Activities you can do there in Costa Rica

In addition to the aforementioned zip lines and rafting, in Costa Rica you can do other adventure activities
such as paragliding or bungee jumping. But if you only have a budget for one, then I'll send you back to the
canopy.