Many potential travelers yearn to see and understand what a tropical rain forest is all about. Small nature-oriented cruise ships offer a way to visit the tropical rain forests of Costa Rica's west coast, including Curu, Corcovado, Manuel Antono, and Cano Island.
I became aware of the virtues of bamboo as a “green” architecture material recently at a lodging in Marin County, California, known as Inn Marin.