Nonstop is a series of occasional articles exploring destinations easily reached from BWI-Marshall Airport.
After a morning spent dodging crocodiles on a safari down the Corobici River, you can catch an afternoon nap on the beach, perhaps beneath a snoozing sloth hanging from a tree. Your slumber is accompanied alternatively by crashing ocean waves and screeching monkeys.
Staying a week in Costa Rica provides opportunities for closeup encounters with exotic wildlife, canopy tours across forests and treks around volcanoes, all in a spectacular setting encompassing one of the world's most diverse ecosystems.
How far do you have to travel to find this paradise?...