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Celebrating Love & Friendship Day in our Magnificent Southern Zone of Costa Rica

​Thanks to Dolly Brar for this amazing, author unknown photo!

Welcome New Subscribers & Loving Pura Vida Greetings to All.

Here's a note from Jack Ewing of Haciendo Baru on the Costanera:

  • It sure seemed like it rained a lot in January this year, but I just finished tabulating the Hacienda Barú rainfall for January 2018 and updating the rainfall chart for the last 37 years. We began keeping records in 1981.

  • This January was above average for rainfall, but nothing spectacular. The average rainfall for January over 37 years has been 72.9 mm. This year is was 111.3 mm. There have been 8 years when the January rainfall was more than this year. The highest ever was 1991 with 225.6 mm, more than double January 2018. JACK Ewing

Costa Rica ‘Best Country’ In The Region

Just had two very good experiences with Juan the Repairman! Fixed my freezer & refrigerator, and also does air conditioners, stoves, etc. Call Juan @ 6021-2817 or 8864-5037.

For those who enjoy tobacco .. we now have two kinds of organic natural tobaccos .. some from here and some from Argentina.

Perfect day to highlight our good friend Tao, at Samaritan Chocolate in Canaan!

And we want to welcome back to our area, the very lovely Helen Castillo ... click here to see her website!

Beautiful 2bd/2bth Open Kitchen 860sq ft Country House For Rent, Southern Zone, San Vito Area Fully furnished, nicely renovated, morning terrasse, evening deck/patio Sitting on over an acre at 3200ft, surrounded by landscaped lawns. Fenced and secure. Private driveway. Nestled on a reforestation farm, great wildlife. Spot monkeys, sloths,… nearby stream, waterfalls, many hikes; Ideal for bird watching. Rental includes lawn maintenance. Additional fee for cleansing service and WIFI. Possibility to have great tico meals delivered. Bus, soda, grocery 2km. $370/month + $370 deposit + referrals. Smoke free. +506 83279507/ (see rental page for photos of this beauty)

Check our "Stuff" page for these & other great stuff listings!

Samsung SM-G930T Galaxy S7 NEW

TROY-BILT Chipper Shredder — Model Series CS4265


Buy/Sell Bitcoin or Any other cryptocurrency WhatsApp, Telegram or text message to 8888-7500. No voice calls

Lamb/Sheep Meat

Taking orders now. Let me know what cuts you want or if you want ground meat. Minimum order 1 kilo. Should be available Thursday Feb 15th at San Isidro Feria but need to arrange beforehand to be certain. ₡7000/kilo. Buy 5 kilos and get for ₡6000/kilo WhatsApp, Telegram or text message to 8888-7500.

No voice calls

Bulk Turmeric

We have 1000lbs in the ground. If you want to buy bulk quantities or help us in the process of exporting let me know. WhatsApp, Telegram or text message to 8888-7500. No voice calls


located in CAJON, 15 miles from center of SI, south on inter american highway

unfurnished, 2 story with small kitchen downstairs, bed and bath upstairs

outdoor dining table with seats

on 9 acres with some organic veggies and hundreds of fruit trees

internal waterfalls and 2 ponds and 2 bridges

bus to front door on paved road

seeking mature person or couple with good vibes for long term rental

no drugs , smoking or alcohol

$300 per month send email to or

8333 8625 no messages please thanks

only love

Window Cleaning service For professional Residential and Commercial window cleaning, ground level to high rise. We can clean the glass that other's can't. We also can remove water marks and calcium from glass showers. Please call or email for more information. 8354-4459

Toyota Tacoma Truck 1989 4cyl 4x4 5 speed transmission. 179,000 Kilometers. This is an excellent truck that runs very well. I have maintained this truck always, I really hate to sell it ,but I bought a larger one and can't afford to keep both. Marchamo paid reteive good til