At times like these, it’s nice to cast our minds back to some of the places we loved to stroll before this began, and will return to soon.
Does anyone know who created this sculpture in Parque Morazán? And what is your favorite sculpture in Costa Rica? Mine, without any doubt, is Chola al viento, by Manuel Vargas. But there are so many to choose from. Towering monuments, such the Monumento Nacional? The unmistakable curves of works by Jiménez Deredia?
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