2008 San José, Costa Rica

One way roads speed traffic past no parking
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One way roads speed traffic past no parking


Avenida 1, near Tomas Guardia   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #00_3079BCX
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Local bus transport is plentiful and popular
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Local bus transport is plentiful and popular


Avenida 1, near Tomas Guardia   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #01_3081BCX
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Many roads were permanently closed to traffic
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Many roads were permanently closed to traffic


Avenida Central   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #01_3084BCX
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Some sold lottery tickets for a meager income
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Some sold lottery tickets for a meager income


Avenida Central   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #02_3089BCX
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Candy and cigarettes were sold on street corners
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Candy and cigarettes were sold on street corners


Avenida Central   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #02_3092BCX
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The wide plaza was filled with children and birds
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The wide plaza was filled with children and birds


Plaza de la Cultura, Avenida Central   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #03_3102BCX
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A clown delighted young and old alike
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A clown delighted young and old alike


Plaza de la Cultura, Avenida Central   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #03_3105BCX
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Somewhere, later, juggling with pins
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Somewhere, later, juggling with pins


Plaza de la Cultura, Avenida Central   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #04_3107BCX
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The plaza was wide and warm in the hot sunshine
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The plaza was wide and warm in the hot sunshine


Plaza de la Cultura, Avenida Central   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #04_3111BCX
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The blind entertained for a little extra money
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The blind entertained for a little extra money


Plaza de la Cultura, Avenida Central   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #05_3113BCX
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Pucca wanted so to hug all passers by
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Pucca wanted so to hug all passers by


Avenida Central   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #05_3118BCX
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A bargain was easy to spot
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A bargain was easy to spot


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The cultural area was a great place to shop
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The cultural area was a great place to shop


Avenida Central   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #06_3125BCX
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Pay phones were still plentiful despite cell phones
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Pay phones were still plentiful despite cell phones


Avenida Central   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #06_3127BCX
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One stand was closed on Sunday
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One stand was closed on Sunday


Avenida 1   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #07_3130BCX
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Preaching the big book on a Sunday afternoon
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Preaching the big book on a Sunday afternoon


Avenida 1   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #07_3132BCX
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Crossing was busy despite lack of cross walks
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Crossing was busy despite lack of cross walks


Avenida 1   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #08_3136BCX
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They awaited a bus by a closed market
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They awaited a bus by a closed market


Avenida 1   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #08_3137BCX
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The corner coffee shop provided a Sunday hangout
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The corner coffee shop provided a Sunday hangout


Avenida 1   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #08_3142BCX
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And yes, an Irish Pub was there too
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And yes, an Irish Pub was there too


Avenida 1   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #09_3154BCX
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Tren Tico 59 transported tourists along the avenue
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Tren Tico 59 transported tourists along the avenue


Avenida 1   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #09_3158BCX
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David shot the absolutely classic tree
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David shot the absolutely classic tree


Calle 17   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #10_2963BCX
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Up a side street, beyond trash, was a mural
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Up a side street, beyond trash, was a mural


Calle 17   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #11_2966BCX
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The Ministry of Justice was closed on Sunday
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The Ministry of Justice was closed on Sunday


Calle 17   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #12_2967BCX
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Calle 17, free of traffic, down from Parque Nacional
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Calle 17, free of traffic, down from Parque Nacional


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Yet another museum was closed that Sunday
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Yet another museum was closed that Sunday


Calle 17   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #14_2994BCX
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A dog waited by a decorative mural
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A dog waited by a decorative mural


Calle 17   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #15_2996BCX
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Bus stop was spotted while crossing Avenida 1
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Bus stop was spotted while crossing Avenida 1


Calle 17   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #16_2997BCX
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Avenida 1 ran one way down to the shopping areas
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Avenida 1 ran one way down to the shopping areas


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A city worker took a break to read the newspaper
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A city worker took a break to read the newspaper


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A cityscape could be seen from Museo Nacional's balcony
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A cityscape could be seen from Museo Nacional's balcony


Calle 17   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #19_3026BCX
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The road passed over a closed rail line
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The road passed over a closed rail line


Calle 17   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20_3031BCX
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Avenida Central ran the other way from shopping
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Avenida Central ran the other way from shopping


Calle 17   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #21_3032BCX
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Abandoned buildings line the old railway
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Abandoned buildings line the old railway


Viewed from Calle 17 Bis   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #22_3033BCX
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The Costa Rican flag flew over the Ministry of Justice
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The Costa Rican flag flew over the Ministry of Justice


Calle 15   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #23_3042BCX
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Tribunales de Justicia were closed on Sunday
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Tribunales de Justicia were closed on Sunday


Calle 15   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #24_3043BCX
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Pizza had a natural home near justice
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Pizza had a natural home near justice


Calle 15   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #25_3044BCX
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A taxi drove under the railroad, past another mural
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A taxi drove under the railroad, past another mural


Calle 15   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #26_3046BCX
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The very place to take one's sick dog
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The very place to take one's sick dog


Calle 15   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #27_3047BCX
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The side street was less busy on a Sunday
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The side street was less busy on a Sunday


Calle 15   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #28_3057BCX
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A "Green" house stood on one corner
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A "Green" house stood on one corner


Avenida 7 near Calle 15   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #29_3068BCX
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Old and new peacefully abutted
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Old and new peacefully abutted


Avenida 7 near Calle 15   •  (7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #30_3070BCX
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Jan José had a winding road too
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Jan José had a winding road too


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Mature trees lined the sidewalk
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Mature trees lined the sidewalk


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In one area, the sidewalk rose above the roadway
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In one area, the sidewalk rose above the roadway


(7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #33_3189BCX
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One building was oddly chopped
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One building was oddly chopped


(7 September 2008) San José, Costa Rica   •  © 2008 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #34_3191BCX
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