San Jose, Costa Rica. Street Art. Animalia

San José, Costa Rica, is an open-air museum.

Every year I spend time walking the streets looking at the street art. Every year there is new work to be seen.

Did you know that animals populate the walls of San José?

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Some of the animals are fantastic.

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And like to skateboard.

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Some of the animals are real.

Here an iguana lolls near the door of a tattoo parlor.

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An owl of paint flies through a city morning.

The owl is framed by scenery both painted and actual.

And is lluminated by light that is also painted and actual.

A blend of fact and fiction.

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Tile cats adorn the walls of an underpass near the old National Distillery.

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Three cats.

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The cat mosaic is made of domestic tiles and old china.

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In the shade alongside of the Artisans’ Market ——

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Were two cool cats.

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