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Our Splendid Life in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica

​Costa Rica is the First Nation to Ratify Convention Against Racism

Here is an interesting article (in Spanish) about a possible "teleferico" up Chirripo Mountain ... curious as to your thoughts.

Lovely article on Alexander Skutch and Los Cusingos of Santa Elena

Presidents Obama, Solís sign historic security donation for Costa Rica

Study finds vegan blood is 8 times more effective at killing cancer cells Viva La Raw

Costa Rica's National Parks in Photos

A few visionary locals in CR have been developing an alternative community currency trade system and we have something ready to start testing to get some feedback. It is currently in English but a Spanish version will be out soon after testing is done. If you are not happy with the state of the world financial system, rather not deal with backs, prefer to support our local communities and help us test an alternative in the new economy please send an email to

Anyone have a cassette player (yes, he's old school)??? Call Noe @ 2770 1576.

Fabulous house of the week ... comfort & privacy & pool & more ... click here.

We have over 100 good condition Travel Books of countries all over the world ... let me know if you are interested in any of them.

So happy to now have powerful Turkey Tail Mushroom Extract! To get acquainted with the multitude of benefits, please take look at these links:

We added several new listings for vehicles ... check them out!

Here are a few of the new & available items on our Great Stuff to Buy & Sell page .. and some not yet listed

Happy to have this week both black & red organic beans now ... also Nag Champa Incense, various fluoride free toothpastes ... great repellent ... Sacha Inchi Seeds ... organic tobacco ... Raw Goat Cheese with herbs, blackberry cobbler, and fresh salsa.

  • Organic Lemon & Peppermint Extracts

  • Organic Turmeric Extract

  • Organic Shea Butter

  • Patchouli Oil

  • Francensence

Sauerkraut is one of the best foods for your tummy ... we are so fortunate to have Rosita's Organic Kraut ... so delicious & great for you!

The shitake mushrooms are extraordinary!

Grass feed, beef bones, 5 dollars a pound. I can deliver on Thursday market.

Moringa: One Of The World’s Most Abundant Sources of Vitamins And Minerals We are fortunate to have local, organic Moringa here in our area now ... I've been learning more about it's benefits and the amazing energy the seeds and leaves give ... and the healing qualities of the Oil. Trees also available ... all @ Colibri's Corner

Come enjoy a sticky yummy Cinnamon Roll made with real butter!

We have mangosteen "matas" or baby trees at Colibri's Corner. If you want larger quantities .. let me