It is an unfortunate fact that our friends in the LGBTQ community must be vigilant and mindful of their surroundings at all times. Sadly this has become even truer in the last few years. Costa Rica is no different.
Ina family court judge ruled to recognise a same-sex common-law marriage. Yet, two years later and after much talk about the importance of equality, same-sex marriage is still not legal in Costa Rica. Still, the support within the country is such that some same-sex couples head to Costa Rica for unofficial destination wedding ceremonies.
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In Costa Rica the situation facing gay and lesbian travelers is better than in most Central American countries, and some areas of the country — particularly Quepos and Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio — have been gay vacation destinations for two decades. Homosexual acts are legal, and in Costa Rica became the first country in Central America to recognize gay relationships. Same-sex couples are unlikely to be the subject of harassment, though public displays of affection might attract unwanted attention.
By Andrew Collins. Also, approximately how far away from Villaroca is Lake Arenal? Would you recommend a 1 day excursion to the lake or should we plan to spend a night or two there??
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I had the strange feeling of being in an eco-amusement theme park. The top, most expensive restaurants, if placed in other countries like Colombia, Mexico, or even Puerto Rico, would be rated as average. Through the years, young Americans and retirees have driven up prices, significantly affecting the culture and economy.
I am planning a March '11 trip to CR with my fiance we're both guys. I realize this is very general, but we're appreciative for whatever others may be able to share. Thank you. Notwithstanding my screen name, my own FlatFlipFliesStraight but not narrow.
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