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Home and Cabin Views

Home and Cabin Views

Filed in Cabins by on April 22, 2015 0 Comments • 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 […]


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Pool and Gardens

Filed in Around the Farm by on April 22, 2015 0 Comments • views: 1528

The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.-Gilbert K. Chesterton. My father came to supervise construction of the pool and with the helping hands of others the project was successfully achieved. The pool was specially designed for lap swimming and enjoying a relaxing swim year round. […]


Working the Gardens

Working the Gardens

Filed in Uncategorized by on April 22, 2015 0 Comments • views: 5099

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul. Serenity, space and beauty are found in the varied gardens at the Finca. We’ve added TLC to the already fertile grounds here on the farm. We purchased the […]


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 […]

River Time 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.