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Living in a Cacao Wonderland in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica

Wonderous Cacao

The full moon will be shining on us Saturday nite ... see Marguerite's Astrology for more.

Wonderful Costa Rican Nature By Continents Insolites .. nice video

Modern Day Medicine Man by our own Christopher Gardner and Kevin O'Neill

We are in a Blitz of Meteor Showers

Southern Costa Rican Kids Learn on First Boat-Based Museum

Kundalini Yoga Class in Miravalles this Saturday ... see Events page for details.

Wanted, someone to bring a computer and possibly a few other things from the US. Will pay $50. New Rental Opportunities:

2 story semi- open house on park like 1.5 hectar Chimirol de Rivas. Semi-furnished, full kitchen, stove, fridge, washer, optional gas hot water, garden space, fruit tree. Very secure gated property has 600' river frontage on Rio Chirripo, 7 min walk to local bus stop or 25 min drive to downtown Perez all paved. Great place for yoga, music, dance, art. $320 includes utilities. Tel# 8418-3967 (See Rental page for photos)

2 bedroom, 2 bath in desirable Miravalles ... great views, area for storage & parking. Unfurnished. Write Lots of outdoor living! Newly built cabin in Miravalles for sale ... comfortably priced.

We have some very special farms now available .. please click here to view the details.

Seeking Furniture: Vermont man recently renting a house in the Rivas area. I am in need of some basic furnature like a full or queen size bed, a kitchen table and chairs, curtains, a few smaller tables and lamps. 8343 2274 Spiritual Retreat Networking: A new spiritual retreat getting established for air B&B guests and groups of 12-15 persons desiring to stay for a weekend or longer. It is a lovely building in Paradise de Cajon (20 minutes from San Isidro) with emaculate gardens and a water fall. It is suitable for larger group gatherings of 50 persons for one-day catered events. I am seeking to make connections with those in the spiritual community that may desire to be involved or ocassionally desire a community space for functions. I am seeking to meet with those who are able to provide on-site service of massage, organic and exotic cooks, and yoga teachers. This space is ideal for spiritul type functions such as yoga teacher trainings, Christ-based gatherings, or as a coffee-house venues. Events can be catered or a community kitchen is available. Contact Randy at or 8343 2274

100% Organic Grass Fed Beef Bones five dollars a pound! I can deliver at Thursday and Tuesday Feria. Contact

Casey & Sebastian will be bringing their yummy, nitrate/nitrite free bacon & ham to Colibri's Corner this Thursday. They also have adorable kittens free to loving homes. Casey Ella McConnell <>


I'm sponsoring an essay contest to "sell" my house near San Vito, Coto Brus. For $150 and an essay on HAPPINESS, you can win my 2 bedroom/2 bath house, fully furnished, with 2 acres. You will have a 1-in-700 chance of winning! Contest ends November 1st, 2016, so don't delay!!! And remember, this is not a school exam; if you don't think of yourself as a good writer or English is not your first language, get together with friends and get help.

The contest rules, entry form, along with photos and all the information you need can be found on my website:

(Though I prefer all questions to be posted on the website for transparency, you may contact me at; U.S. phone is 541-490-4909)

We have some very special farms now available .. please click here to view the details.

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

  • Uniden 2-way radio GRM2238-2CK set

  • 12 volt fans ... 2500 colones each (Colibri's Corner)

  • 12 volt compressor ... 8,000 (Colibri's Corner)

  • Barely used portable crib .. Playard ... really nice

  • 32 cup coffee maker $25

  • Popcorn butter/Nacho cheese/Hot Fudge Warmer/Dispenser $250

  • Guillotine style Paper Cutter $60

  • Surf Board 6'2" Merrick $125 with soft case

  • Gas Water Heater ... save electricity!

  • Nespresso Milk Foaming Machine

Kapi Blu has the best cappuchinos & other goodies in a wonderful atmosphere ... stop by and enjoy a moment there. Now open Sundays too.

Remember to visit Urban Farm restaurant in town for their delicious breakfast & lunch menus. They are also adding new dishes and have a beautiful consciousness with their food.

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