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Summer is Winter

Filed in Costa Rica Seasons by on April 13, 2016 0 Comments • views: 2494

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, summer is necessary around here and it has its own beauty but by March, we are ready for the rains.  Summer is ending and slowly the rains have started up. The green season begins as we say farewell to the summer season.

There are only a few days out of the year when there is not a cloud in the sky. Photo taken during the middle of summer/dry season at Finca Lilo gardens.

P1120739Near the Talamanca Cabin (Named for the Talamanca Mountain Range)

P1120604Gardens around the cabins

P1120819A dry road from the results of the dry season. Check out that blue cloudless sky! Nice for a change but we love our big sky country with fluffy and stormy clouds too during the green season. The night sky in the dry season is wonderful, however. The farm is situated to where we see both hemispheres of star constellations on clear nights. We can see the north star and the southern cross from the farm on clear nights. We are reminded daily of the force of nature and the beauty the planet offers. We are grateful for the life the earth provides us. May you feel the force of nature in all her splendor and may the force be with you, dear readers! Pura vida!

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Jennifer Long-Jennifer has dedicated her entire career in helping others. She has worked and lived in other Latin American countries such as Mexico as a child and Bolivia for more than a decade of her adult life. Jennifer has worked as a coordinator to the SCIS school in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, an International school with the IGCSE curriculum from Cambridge, England. (International schools are private English speaking schools located around the world.) She has also worked in the United States with attorneys across the nation to assist many immigrants to attain residency, professional employment, and trade and investment visas in the United States. Jennifer has just finished filing her final immigration case in the United States. She has enjoyed a very rewarding career with both children and adults. She now heads the philanthropic endeavors for the people in the community of Biolley and works to counsel the community members, coffee producers and neighbors to collaborate and work together for the betterment of the community as a whole.

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