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"Painted oxcarts" Top 5 Page for this destination Ox Carts Tip by Helga67

Ox Carts, Costa Rica: 4 reviews and 5 photos

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by Helga67

In the old days wooden oxcarts were used for the transportation of coffee beans. But it was not until the beginnning of the 1900s that someone started to paint the wheels of this means of transportation. Another 10 years later the whole cart was painted in bright colours. The town of Sarchi is specialised in this technique. Now that no longer oxcarts are used, the people of Sarchi make miniature oxcarts for the tourists.

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  • Written Jun 5, 2005
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