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Flowers, Fragrance and Food
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Flowers, Fragrance and Food

Filed in Food by on June 18, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1932

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. Flowers in our vegetable garden are a double delight. Such loveliness to enjoy visually, fragrance and food! Amaranth cereal flower growing in the vegetable garden. Sunflowers in the vegetable garden. Passion flower (pasaflora) in the vegetable garden. Thyme in the vegetable garden. Achote used to color food. […]

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Inside the rainforest of La Amistad in Costa Rica
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Inside the rainforest of La Amistad in Costa Rica

Filed in Adventures, La Amistad Park by on June 18, 2015 0 Comments • views: 3090

The location of this unique site in Central America, where Quaternary glaciers have left their mark, has allowed the fauna and flora of North and South America to interbreed. Tropical rainforests cover most of the area. Four different Indian tribes inhabit this property, which benefits from close co-operation between Costa Rica and Panama. Here’s a […]

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Cabin Views
agricultural tourism in Costa Rica

Cabin Views

Filed in Cabins by on June 17, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1743

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.-Edward Abbey Big sky country blankets the farm and where the cabins, and resort area are located it’s as if you are suspended in the sky. The Talamanca mountain range is in full […]

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Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset

Filed in Featured Video by on May 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 2231

Mornings in May-Afternoons too! views: 1542

Happy May Day! Happy May Day! May is a transition month from the dry season to the green season. We enjoy sunny mornings most of the time until about 11 or 12 in the afternoon, then it clouds up and by 2PM it’s raining, everything cools off and by nightfall the rains have dissipated. Here’s […]

Rice and Beans views: 953

Colorful “beans” all from the same bush. These taste like pigeon peas and I think that’s what they are. We grow these on the farm, they are delicious and pack a powerful punch! Our worker and his boys help whack  black beans from dried plants. After the husks have been whacked, the beans are put […]

Pure Life! Pura Vida! views: 1482

We hope that, when the instects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics. -Bill Vaughan A mini-insect in the international park, La Amistad. Close up and incredible!  We have our fair share of insects in the park and on the farm. The place teems […]

Summer is Winter views: 1783

The locals are right, the green season demonstrates the best in Costa Rica nature but without the dry season (summer) which occurs in the winter months, typically January, February and March, there would be no time for all the plants and their roots to dry out and reach for the sky. Don’t get me wrong, […]