HISTORY MANUEL LEON PUERTO VIEJO LIMON

Interview with Mr. Manuel León Salazar. Day November 1, 2018.

The Commissariat was founded in 1924, by Mr. José Heng Lee (d.e.p.) of Chinese nationality and his wife and mother Mrs. Graciela Salazar (d.e.p.) of Costa Rican Amugre nationality of the Talamanca reserve. This place today is 94 years old, the year of 2018. It is one of the first suppliers or pulperías of Costa Rica, if the first in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca de Limón.

Costa Rica Facts

From northwest to southwest, Costa Rica measures only 285 miles (460 km) and at its narrowest, it is only 74 miles (120 km) wide. It is smaller than Lake Michigan. In 1539, officials in Panama used the name Costa Rica (Rich Coast) for the first time to distinguish the territory between Panama and Nicaragua. On […]

Costa Rica Surfing Spots – Safety tips

Always swim or surf at places patrolled by surf lifesavers or lifeguards. Swim between the red and yellow flags. They mark the safest area to swim. Always swim under supervision or with a friend. Read and obey the signs. Don’t swim directly after a meal. Don’t swim under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If […]