First, “celeste” (pronounced “cell-est-eh”) means “sky blue.” Rio Celeste, as its name implies, is famous for its natural and spectacular turquoise coloration. It is located in Tenorio Volcano National Park. In the Park, you can walk the trails through the rainforest and along the river to its waterfall and beyond to where the blue of Rio Celeste starts. You must see Rio Celeste to understand how this river could be confused as a bit of sky on earth.
We humans often build roads and bridges, canals and ports, even entire cities at the expense of the environment. But nature isn't planning on giving up. On the contrary, it is determined to persevere, showing just how fragile our creations are.