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Leaving October in our Beloved Southern Zone of Costa Rica

Sometimes life feels like walking on a tightrope.

Welcoming several new members to our Chayotevine Family this week ... just as I am writing this a 'temblor' or earthquake just rattled away. There have been several lately. As always, be prepared for anything, which brings me to one of my favorite sayings ... "trust in God and tie your horses."

Our web provider messed with our links recently and thanks to all who let me know. The links below should all be right ... our apologies for any confusion. If you ever miss a weekly Chayotevine Newsletter or you want to check out past ones ... you can go to the Blog page here.

This would be a great week to go to Carol's Club Luncheon on Friday ... see Events page here for details. Learning Spanish makes living here much richer & enjoyable and that's what they are going to talk about!

Thanks for updating your listings with us ... please continue to do so ... really helps all concerned to keep our website current.

Healing Cancer Successfully A Loving and Natural Approach By Jannette MacKinnon with Zahrah Sita

Video: Turrialba’s Spectacular Early Morning Eruption in Costa RicaOur neighbor to the north has been very active ... including this morning. Be sure & check whether or not any flights are coming or going since things are changing all the time. Here's the link to check for the status of flights at the airport in Alajuela / San Jose.

Wild Costa Rica by Antoine Janssens ... some great shots of our area.

Click here to check out Marguerite's Astrology Page written especially for us.

Permaculture Documentary Costa Rica: Part 1 - An Introduction by Stephen Brooks

WINGO: Low-Cost Airline From Costa Rica To Panama Takes To The Skies Dec. 1

Remember you can fly to and from San Isidro 3 times a week on Sansa Air ... click here for details.

Teacher would like to move before the new school year starts in February 2017----wants to sell and is reducing her Price as an incentive to 75 million colones or around $137,000 USD!! A great savings on a beautiful home with a super location! Click here to see this wonderful home.

Please check our lots & land page ... excellent property for secluded lodge or private home sites is on the top. Others below. Click here for this great piece and others.

It's been a long time since I sent an email about music events, and I wanted to let you know about some coming up. I am also offering private sessions and sound healing circles/trainings and Crystal bowl attunements to organized groups and retreats.

  • Sat 10/29 6-8 pm Pura Vida Restaurant, Chimirol de Rivas (5 minutes up from Rivas on the Chirripo road). Romantic classics and Latin compositions with José on guitar

  • Tues 11/1 4:30-6 Vibrational Attunement with crystal bowls, Pedrogoso, email to register. 3 mil per person

  • Sunday 11/6 3-6 pm Pura Vida Restaurant, Chimirol de Rivas (5 minutes up from Rivas on the Chirripo road). Sundown Serenade with Russ Giles

  • Wed 11/16 1:30-3 Vibrational Attunement with crystal bowls, Chimirol de Rivas, email to register. 3 mil per person

TBA: Monthly Sacred Sound and Music in Tinimastes Sound Medicine Ceremonies Also check out: Music at the Chimirol feria Wed 10-12 with local musicians; I'm often there with my Viola to support this wonderful local organic/artisan market (at the salon weekly Wed 9-3 on the Chirripo Road 20 minutes from San Isidro) Musically yours, Vyola Myst fb Vyola Myst

My name is Kahlil Calavas and I have been developing high tech marketing techniques in Costa Rica since 2009. The latest techniques have been creating video, 360 tours and social media campaigns with very engaging content. Our latest Facebook live videos have been getting in the thousands of views in just a few days time and our 360 tours are now Facebook compatible and have been getting huge reach. Facebook is excited about its 360 capabilities so it has been it has been boosting the reach for early 360 tour adopters. Don't feel intimidated by costs as we have offerings for most budgets and know you will return as we are driven by results and will only take a job if we believe we can make it happen. We are available at both the Perez and Tinamaste feria for free consultation by appointment. Please feel free to call my cell with any questions 8305-1390 or email at

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

  • Samsung Refrigerator ...

  • Uniden 2-way radio GRM2238-2CK set

  • Home Theater Projector - Sanyo PLV-Z4 $75

  • Panasonic SC-PT570 DVD stereo and surround sound system 5 speakers and sub-woofer - $50