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River Time

River Time

Filed in Adventures by on April 22, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1408

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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Grateful for Gardens

Filed in Around the Farm by on April 22, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1301

There is no such thing as bad weather on the farm, there’s only kinds of good weather. The “green season” brings heavier rains mixed with sunshine almost daily. Rain and sun bring on vibrant colors and plenty of green.  “Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”…”It is the sun shining on the rain and the […]


Vacation Cabins

Vacation Cabins

Filed in Cabins by on April 22, 2015 2 Comments • views: 2227

Finca Lilo features two cabins to be enjoyed as a writers’ retreat, vacation cabin or long term rental. Vacations, adventure and retreat are wrapped up all into one at Finca Lilo. One cabin is named the Platanillal cabin named after the river Rio Platanillal that flows through the farmland. The other cabin is the Talamanca […]


Pura Vida from Sunrise to Sunset

Filed in Featured Video by on May 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 2589

Rice and Beans views: 1015

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: 3568

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: 2141

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 […]

Home and Cabin Views views: 2781

It’s easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is better at the top. Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going to fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why. It’s impossible to miss the views around Finca Lilo […]