Hispanic Culture @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/hispanicculture Interested in learning about Hispanic Culture? Then this is the site for you! Covering topics ranging from history to art, literature, music, book reviews and much more! en-us Copyright 2014 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:55:08 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Hispanic Culture @ BellaOnline http://hispanicculture.bellaonline.com Franklin Chang Díaz http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art40198.asp Costa Rican Franklin Chang Díaz, one of the most prominent astronauts and scientists in the world, was enthralled by Sputnik and the birth of space exploration at the young age of six. Franklin thought people would someday travel to other planets and he wanted to be one of those explorers. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:30:00 EST Oil Palm Plantations in Costa Rica http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art40105.asp In Costa Rica I explored the two hundred miles of Pacific coastline. In the central Pacific, particularly around Quepos, I was impressed by boundless forests of palm trees extending for miles along the highway. Curiously, the trees appeared to be aligned diagonally. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:22:21 EST Hotel Hacienda Guachipelín, a Review http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art40104.asp Hacienda Guachipelín in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, is a working cattle and horse ranch founded in the 19th century. Now, still a working ranch, the Hacienda is home to the most delightful hotel with a friendly and helpful staff, great food, and numerous adventure, nature and relaxation tours. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:00:00 EST