Fishermen relax in their boat at Puerto Viejo after a long day`s work. Photograph by Matthew Barker

Costa Rica’s Caribbean corner

Cut off for more than a century, the country’s east coast is now reachable by road. Matthew Barker explored its Caribbean connections.

Laundry Lyrics: I follow the light and shoot on instinct. My fascination with light reveals a movement to self-portraiture. Photograph by Abigail Hadeed

Trees without roots

The isolation of descendants of migrant workers in Central America depicted through Abigail Hadeed's lens.

The late queen of salsa, Celia Cruz. Photograph courtesy Mary Kent

The Latin Music Hotlist

The Hispanic Caribbean boasts a dizzying diverse musical scene, with sounds ranging from son to jibaro, bomba to salsa, cumbia to reggaeton....

Costa Rica Adventure

Costa Rica Adventure

Costa Rica, one of BWIA’s newest destinations, is a favourite with adventure tourists. From Pacific surfing to paragliding off a cliff, from white water rafting to zip lining through the cloud forest canopy- not to mention the smoking volcanoes waiting to be climbed- there's more than enough to keep the most restless visitor busy, while nature lovers marvel at the abundance of birds and butterflies.

It’s a brown world

It’s a brown world

At home in Trinidad, Caroline Taylor’s multi-ethnic identity is no mystery; the rest of the world is a totally different melting-pot.

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