HomeTico TimesThe story behind the flag on Cerro de la Carpintera The story behind the flag on Cerro de la Carpintera by TICO TIMES/ Wednesday 10 October 2018/ Tico Times/ No Comments/ Every Sept. 15 since 1963, Rigoberto Vega Alvarado climbs to the top of Cerro de la Carpintera to plant a giant Costa Rican flag. Here’s the story of how one man started an Independence Day tradition in Cartago. ... continue reading article at TICOTIMES.net Click here to go to the source article. Tweet Pin It Related Posts El Salvador graft trial set for ex-President Francisco Flores by TICO TIMES/ Obama, Castro hail 'new day' for US-Cuba relations by TICO TIMES/ Volcanic ash rains on central Ecuador, blanketing farms by TICO TIMES/ Our latest print edition is here, and a World Cup/Fourth of July special is on the way! by TICO TIMES/ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.