Welcome to Upala

Just 9km south of the Nicaraguan border in the northwestern corner of the northern lowlands, Upala is a small ranchero town with a bustling market and plenty of tasty sodas. It’s a center for the area’s ranching and rice industries; most visitors are Costa Rican business people who come to negotiate for a few dozen calves or a truckload of grain. It’s a somewhat convenient public-transit stopover between the Volcán... Read More

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