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Brunka Indigenous live up in the clouds
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Brunka Indigenous live up in the clouds

Filed in Adventures, Brunka Indigenous by on July 14, 2015 0 Comments • views: 2194

We have neighbors across the way near the coastal mountains that are the Brunka Indigenous and their village or “pueblo” is called Boruca. We work with a women’s group there from time to time and encourage people to visit the village to purchase some cool masks and handmade woven goods. All the weaving is expertly […]

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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: 2945

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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River Time
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River Time

Filed in Adventures by on April 22, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1267

A good river is nature’s life work in a song. The Rio Platanillal flows through the farm. In our little crook of the river we enjoy three waterfalls, four great swimming holes and all in a park like setting. The river is a spectacular place to swim, enjoy nature and marvel in all its splendor.

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Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset

Filed in Featured Video by on May 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1762

Mornings in May-Afternoons too! views: 908

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: 876

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: 987

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: 1101

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, […]