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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: 3031

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
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Cabin Views

Filed in Cabins by on June 17, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1553

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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Fresh Produce
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Fresh Produce

Filed in Around the Farm, Food by on June 7, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1479

It’s bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children’s health than the pediatrician-Meryl Streep.  The shorter the chain between raw food and fork, the fresher it is and the more transparent the system is.We grow most of our produce on the farm and what we don’t grow we purchase at the supermarket […]

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Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset

Filed in Featured Video by on May 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 2077

Rice and Beans views: 929

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 […]

Flowers, Fragrance and Food views: 1908

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. […]

Along the River Banks views: 2067

The Earth laughs in flowers! With each passing season we enjoy laughter from the Earth. The different seasons bring different flowers to the plants and trees around the farm. The  river, Rio Platanillal flows through the farm and the banks of the river are left untouched in a park like setting and jungle canopy. My husband […]

River Time views: 1312

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.