|Paracito Moravia, Costa Rica. 2012|
Paracito is a small region and town in Santo Domingo de Heredia, 1.289 meters above sea level. Some of its roads have colorful names, such as calle la Presa (the dam), calle la Rejoya (The Scoundrel?), calle Manantial (The Fountain), calle la Tigrilla (Small Tigress) and calle Viento Fresco (Fresh Wind).
|Pejivalle, Cartago. Costa Rica.2012|
“Pejibaye is a small town in the District of Pejibaye along the Pejibaye River in Jiménez, Costa Rica. Roughly one hour South of Turrialba and two hours East of Cartago, Pejibaye is an emerging ecotourism site in Costa Rica. The town lies in a valley between the La Marta Wildlife Refuge and the Tapantí National Park. Pejibaye, Costa Rica is an ecological community located in the Canton of Jiménez in the Provence of Cartago. Pejibaye is separated into many neighborhoods, including El Humo, Plaza Vieja, San Joaquin, Los Tigres, Oriente, El Oso, La Veinte (20), y Veinte Seis (26). Pejibaye is situated about 65 km from San Jose, 42 miles east of Cartago, 25 km south of Turrialba, 15 km south of Tucurrique, and 10 km west of La Suisa, at an altitude of 660 metres (2,170 ft) and an area of 209.18 km2. Buses travel six times a day to and from Cartago and Turrialba. The roads are preserved in their original pristine condition. According to the Census of 2011 in Costa Rica, of the 14,669 people living in Jiménez, 3,245 are residents of Pejibaye. The municipal government is seated in Juan Viñas, and oversees Juan Viñas, Tuccurique, and Pejibaye. Recently, a voting referendum to allow Pejibaye to have its own municipal government failed with 1,841 votes against and 1,649 votes in favor (Rodríguez y Brenez, La Nación, 2008)”Quoted from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pejibaye_%28Town%29,_Costa_Rica (2015)