Environmental Award

20 Feb

National Geographic Best Outfitter on Earth – 10 years later we’re better than ever!

Rios Tropicales was named the No. 1 Outfitter in Costa Rica and one of the Best Adventure Outfitters on Earth in 2009 by National Geographic. Now, 10 years later, the Costa Rican rafting company is still at the top with even more adventure trips on offer.Rios Tropicales rafting company is a National Geographic Best Outfitter on Earth.by Shannon FarleyWhen planning an adventure trip, besides choosing where to go and what to do, of equal importance is what outfitter to go with.If you think about it, you can travel to one of the most amazing places on Earth, but if the logistics are...

04 Jan

Costa Rica National Alliance of Rivers and Watersheds names new environmental award after conservationist Rafael Gallo

By Shannon FarleySan José, Costa Rica (Dec. 26, 2018) – The National Alliance of Rivers and Watersheds of Costa Rica has announced that its new environmental award will be named the “Rafael Gallo Palomo Award, Safeguarding the Future,” in honor of conservationist Rafael Gallo Palomo.Rafael Gallo is president of Rios Tropicales rafting and adventure company in Costa Rica, founder of the Rios Tropicales Rainforest Reserve, the co-founder and current honorary president of the International Rafting Federation, and author of the book “The Rivers of Costa Rica” (1988). Mr. Gallo serves on several boards of nonprofit and government organizations where he advocates for the protection of forests,...