Roads have always been a controversial topic in Nosara on the far Pacific coast.
At one time some residents opposed repairing the 40-kilometers stretch to the main highway because they did not want too many visitors to the fabled beach town. That road was so bad that residents had to stay home if there was significant rain.
Now the problem is closer to home. The roads are terrible and prone to producing dangerous clouds of dust.
There may be some help in store. President Luis Guillermo Solís visits the community today. Some residents say this is the first time a sitting president has been there.
They want the roads repaired immediately and asphalt put down as soon as possible, they said.
Rolf Sommer and Angela Schmid joked that the president is supposed to visit nearby Playa Garza. “Vamos a ver,” they wrote in an email suggesting that the president might not make it due to the roads.