People of Costa Rica
The Costa Ricans are well known around the world for being very friendly and helpful, towards fellow Costa Ricans but also to foreigner tourists. The Costa Ricans are also normally peaceful and non confrontational , perhaps due to the fact that Costa Rica has never had an army. The Ticos are also very helpful and friendly, if you have a problem, you will fast receive help. The local people are actually one of Costa Rica`s biggest assets. There is nothing nicer than to visit a country with unmatched natural attractions and also receive the constant smiles and service of friendly people , this creates a comfortable atmosphere during your vacation.Some of Costa Rica`s most typical traditions can be found in food. The Gallo Pinto is considered the main breakfasts. A plate of white rice combined with black beans, perhaps some fried or scrambled eggs too. Another food traditions is the afternoon coffee time with some bread and butter or cookies. Another typical tradition is Tamales during Christmas and New Years. A typical tradition is to drink Agua Dulce, which is basically water and the sugary extract from the raw sugar cane. Other traditions include religious ones, like walking to the Basilica de los Angeles, the largest and must important Catholic Church.