This enchanting Golden Orb Weaver Spider photo was captured at Paradise Portal Plantanillo by Dani Bellavita on 29 July 2020." In the spider-web of facts, many a truth is strangled." — Paul Eldridge Welcome New Subscribers and Pura Vida Blessings to All Continued Reading The Chayote Blog Click Here
This beautiful Congo Monkey photo was caught by Wizard Photographer, Jory Freimann, published here with many thanks. Welcome New Subscribers and Pura Vida Blessings to All! We are looking forward to the feria in PZ this week! We are upgrading our website right now ... the real estate properties may not all be available today but please know we are working on it! Continue reading....
Something I wanted to share this week after a visit to the US Embassy ... is that if your passport is expiring in the next months or even a year ... it is best to renew it. Some people are not being allowed to fly without 3 or 6 months on their passports remaining ... just something to think about if you are anywhere close to expiration.
Two thousand fifteen is bustling along at a lickity split pace ... certainly hope you are enjoying it to the fullest (and shaking out all your clothes & shoes & sheets & towels etc). We now have a good flow of Moringa Oil and Neem Oil ... two precious and potent gifts from the Universe to augment healing of many kinds. Also Lavender, Oregano, Peppermint and Tea Tree Oils, as well as powerful Reishi & Detox & Female Toner from Awakening Soul. Many of you knew the ever smiling,
We are celebrating what will probably be the last ChayoteVine in this current format. Si Dios quiere, next week we will be introducing the new and improvedChayotevine ... hopefully with as few glitches as possible in the transition. The Super Full Moon this week was so powerful ... felt like I could "kiss the sky" (thanks Jimi Hendrix!). There are many new additions this week ... in vehicles for sale ... rentals, housesitters, great Real Estate for Sale ... and lots of new S
A warm welcome to the many newcomers to our amazing Southern Zone of Costa Rica ... Our good friend Dennis Garber shared a very useful idea for all of us with a passport. On the address page in the front, if you put your email address, it could facilitate a quick and easy way to find you if your passport was found while you are "on the road." Dennis also shared an excellent link to Statement: No scientific consensus on GMO safety, to help counter the vast amount of disinform
For local folks: my son's technical/environmental colegio is selling tree seedlings at 400 colones each (75 cents). The three species are caoba (big-leaf mahogany), which is listed as endangered, sotacaballo, which is excellent for river and creek borders, and malina, which makes lumber highly resistant to insects, i.e. termites. The name of the school is C.T.P. Ambientalista Isais Retana Arias, locally known as CAIRA. It is located between Pedregoso and Pedregosito, about 5-
We are very excited to welcome readers to our new Vine ... housed now at our new Pura Vida Connections site. We hope you enjoy it and welcome all comments and suggestions and corrections. It's been a long work of love for myself and my web designer, Adria Brunner, and hopefully it will better serve the needs of our wonderful Southern Zone Community. This morning Wednesday, October 8th the last Full Blood Moon and Eclipse of 2014 here in Costa Rica was again rained out ... an
Not sure if it's sunspots or what ... but my internet, which is usually quite chipper, and has been very, very slow and very unreliable for the last few days ... have you felt any difference in yours? Some really wonderful happenings around us, so please visit our Events page and let us know of any events you would like to share on these pages. Some new car listings on our Vehicles page ... Thank you so much for the feedback and suggestions we are receiving ... if we've not
Loving hearing my Tico neighbors and friends commenting on the very unusual wet times we've been enjoying the last few days ... some oldtimers have said they've never seen this much rain in February ... and there's more to come!
We want to welcome Michelle to the feria ... you'll find her up in the front on our side of the feria ... please drop by and see her wonderful new products: Now at the Feria you can enjoy the benefits of having a health center right where you shop.
A while back I shared this video, Grateful: A Love Song to the World and thought it would be the perfect reminder for this week. There has been a beautiful buzz of new energy in our area ... lots of wonderful new families coming in and several new couples with babies ready to be born here. A Tico friend was just over telling me how he had a outdoor dinner and they were attacked by mosquitos ... he brought out his Nature's Veil and no one got bitten! Just got in a new supply i
Warm welcome to the first edition of the Chayotevine for 2015 ... seems like the high winds we've been experiencing lately have blown into our area some very special new friends. We are back to our 'normal' schedule at the PZ Feria ... our hours at Colibri's Corner are 7 to 4 on Thursdays and 8-1:30 on Fridays. Lots of people who come on Fridays for the first time are amazed at the great bargains available. Just a reminder that for some there are property taxes due soon this
Certainly hope you've been enjoying the changing seasons here ... so different from where most of us came from. That nearly 3am 6.6 shaker was a great reminder for us to stay prepared ... because anything is possible. Thank you so much for getting your ad submissions in earlier (by Tuesday 10am latest for Wednesday edition of the Chayotevine) ... and please check them and also let us know when they are no longer needed. Another reminder that our feria in PZ has normal hours t
And welcome to our new Readers and Community Friends ... so many spirited visitors and snow birds are back. This transitional time of our seasons is pretty spectacular ... hot mornings and splendid sunsets and enough rain to keep us cool. Back to regular hours at the PZ feria this week ... as well as reaminding you that our feria will be on Monday and Tuesday Christmas & New Year's weeks. Where is the best place to buy deep cycle solar batteries for my solar system??? Jim Ca
This is the 'cathedral' in our Central Park of Perez Zeledon ... checking to see when it was renovated. Click here to see some history of PZ. I'm sitting in the middle of a wet cloud as I write this Vine to you ... definitely wanted to welcome so many newcomers finding their way down here. We will have more Mangosteen trees and Yellow Anona and Salvia Divonorum trees this week ... if everything gets delivered. We will also have delicious Pecan Gluten Free goodies ... as well