Central Highlands

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t Surveying the sweep of the Guayabo’s mysterious causeway from a viewing point

Experience Central Highlands

Simmering volcanoes dominate the landscape of the Central Highlands – a broad valley at an altitude of around 3,300 ft (1,000 m). The mild climate and fertile soils of the meseta central (central plateau) attracted pre-Columbian peoples around 7000 BC, although their most evolved community – Guayabo – was mysteriously abandoned before the arrival of early Spanish settlers in the mid-1500s. ...

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