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Enjoying a cool, rainy & sunny July in our beloved Southern Costa Rica


Canivet's Emerald - (Chlorostilbon canivetii) by Raul Vega

Every moment a new beauty Rumi

Lovely blog about San Vita from Werner Rast

Costa Rica Publishes Private Sector Minimum Wages For 2nd Half of 2016

Costa Rican surfers rescue baby dolphin

Thanks to all who have updated their listings ... please do so if you haven't yet ... it's best for all that we keep the website up to date.

Our Featured Property of the Week is this beautiful mountain home in San Gerardo ... click here to see its majesty.

Frisky, healthy, playful, just weaned Siberian Husky pups for sale ... couldn't be cuter ... call 2770-2884.

I am looking for someone coming from the USA to bring me an electrical transformer. It weighs about 8.5 lbs. I will pay $50 for the service. Contact Tom at 8561-0328 or soyeso@gmail.com

Anyone out there interested in parting with an acoustic guitar, steel or nylon string?

I am looking to barter various services and/or labor in exchange for an instrument!

I can offer : Experienced Guitar Lessons, Use Of My House & Farm In The Mountains Overlooking Costa Ballena, Spanish Lessons With Or Without Rosetta Stone supplement, Landscaping, Yardwork, Housework, Consulting For Development/Land Acquisition, Interpreting, Painting, Original Artwork (spray painted vinyl LPs abstract art very tuanis)

What else? I am open to your ideas and can elaborate when you get in touch, thank you Viners!! Mark 506 88 32 33 88 - same number for Whatsapp

Beautiful rural home requires house sitter Quizarra Beautiful private, farm house in natural setting requires house sitter starting third week of August 2016. Length of stay negotiable but 1 month minimum would be good. Internet, power, clean water, 25 min from San Isidro in own vehicle. Three dogs need care and walking. Located in Quizarra in foothills of Chirripo. Write to us for all the details and pics. warrpb@gmail.com

New this week:

  • Shitake mushrooms (dried) ... so delicious

  • Palo Santo

  • Hombre grande

We will have Casey & Sebastian's wonderful organic bok choy & mixed greens this week ... so delicious! Visit us at Colibri's Corner in front of the supermarket.

Lots of great books of all genres ... stop by and see

Here are a few of available items on our Great Stuff to Buy & Sell page ..

  • High-Quality health supplements... many of these are excellent for balancing moods, emotional well being, focus and concentration, brain health, detoxification, and more. (see "Stuff" page for details

  • Mountain Bike

  • Yamaha E343 electric keyboard .. nearly new

  • Baby /Toddler bed/All wood

  • Black, work/rain boots. Size 5 women's/ teen

  • Vibram Water Shoes for Men

  • Color coded chopping blocks