i am very pleased to find the arcr forum.. it is very educational and provides information that i can't seem to find any where else. i will be visiting costa rica for the first time over the christmas holidays and simi retireing in this beautiful country the latter part of next year. some where in the many web sights i have visited. the tico times. ect. i read that if a person traveling to costa rica had used clothing for donation to the poor there was a donation site at the airport. does anyone if this is correct and are there any special procedures ie customs ect.. thank you very much.