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Wonderful March with Sun & Wind & Rain & Ooodles of Love in our Delightful Southern Zone

Orchid Mantis ... thanks to The Rainforest Site & our own beloved Wynn Mackey)

Welcome to Several New Subscribers & Pura Vida Blessings to All!

Colibri's Corner now carrying Boarhead's excellent Turmeric Tonic!

Also happy to let you know we have added Cafe Consciencia to our Organic Coffee Collection! Beyond delicious. Now available ground or beans!

See bottom of this message for filing information for US citizens

There are many important events coming up in our lovely Southern Zone of Costa Rica. Please check our Events page.

Last chance to register for the 12th Annual Women's Equinox Gathering here in the southern zone of CR from March 16-19. We create a beautiful sacred container and then the magic happens! Registration closes tomorrow, March 8. See events page here or write to us for registration and info at You can pay at Colibri's Corner at the PZ Market on Thursday.

U.S. CITIZEN'S "Vote from Abroad Registration Drive" - San Isidro de General•Perez Zeledon

HOURS: Thursday - March 8 - 7am-1:30pm & Friday - March 9 - 8am-11am

WHERE: PZ FERIA - exact location TBA that day but ask at Colibri's Corner (in front of SuperMarket)

Volunteers Needed day of event & on-going to help register people in their area

CONTACt THAT WEEK: 8378-6679-cell/WhatsApp

Donating your body to medical science in Costa Rica

Following three previous successful donor events, more members of our expat community have expressed the wish to donate their body to medical science in Costa Rica.

One again, staff of the Medical school of the University of Costa Rica are willing to come to San Isidro to enable potential donors to complete the paperwork and avoid the journey to San Jose. The visit will take place on Friday 6 April.

If you would like to make this ultimate tribute to the wonderful country of Costa Rica, please contact Sheelagh Richards at for further information

Garage sale in Rivas, 8am Sat. March 10th can call for directions. It's easy. Glasswareb wine & cocktail glasses, serving dishes, decanters, vases, cooking utensils, deep fryer, drill press, compressor, 12volt tire inflator, drill indexes, food sealer, cooking pans, and more. Phone 8585-8472 (corrected number from last week with apologies from Carlos!)

Great opportunity to visit Peru with an experienced, tri-lingual guide with a great sense of adventure & humour.

Many of you know that a favorite restaurant in Miravalles... Rancho Dona Flory, sadly burned town last autumn. Marjorie has now opened a lovely new restaurant (open Friday thru Sunday like before) just up from the Miravalles Pulperia called Mirador de las Delicias de el General! Come back for a great meal with a fabulous view!

Aztecta ---a beautiful & artistic & delicious Mexican Restaurant is now open from Thursdays til Sunday from 10am to 8pm. Ana is doing a fabulous job! Here is her FB page. We wish her all the best!

Chef Memo's New Restaurant is now open & delighting with great meals, beer, and the best host ever! See their FB page here. Across from Little California mini super, next to Fut5 Quiros Corner of Calle 2 and Avienda 16 in downtown San Isidro Del General,

New "Stuff" for Sale (check Stuff page on website for more):

NEW Barnes and Noble Nook Glow Light 3 , Save on shipping! $115.00. 8899-1107 OR Can bring to PZ feria.

MABE tumble dryer for sale I have an electric dryer with 5 year guarantee, I bought it 5 months ago and am selling it because I have moved to a farm with solar power and i cant bring the machine there. It is is excellent condition. An amazing help for the rainy season. Call Nicole (+506) 8814 3773 Whatsapp (+506) 8619 2113 Email:

Samsung Smartphone (SM-G930T Galaxy S7) 4G LTE

Comes with new screen protector and case all new and unused.

Test and reviews show this model has the best signal reception among all mobile phones

which is the reason I originally bought it in US and recently brought it to CR

I got 2 but only ended up needing one mobile phone now.

Can sell with default setup or rooted system which allows more software options

$350 which is my cost in the USA. These are much more expensive here in CR WhatsApp, Telegram or text message to 8888-7500 No voice calls but I can call you back

TROY-BILT Chipper Shredder — Model Series CS4265

Powerful 5hp Briggs & Stratton engine.

Can chip branches up to 2” diameter. You can put leaves and brush in top hopper

Selling because I want to buy a bigger one. You can’t find these in CR

Running great and starts on first pull. Newly sharpened blades.

Have PDF manuals for engine and chipper.

Bought for $700 will sell for $600. Will consider reasonable offers if does not sell in good time. WhatsApp, Telegram or text message to 8888-7500 No voice calls but I can call you back

Chimirol de Rivas, San Isidro. 5,400 square meters or 1.4 acre lot. 20 minute drive to downtown San Isidro or 20 minute drive up to San Gerardo. It's located off the main paved road to Chirripo mountain.

It features a spectacular view of the river valley of Chimmirol, the mountain range of Chirripo and the lights of Palmares at night. It is a unique property given the size of the main lot and elevation. It features mulitple building sites; a large trail/road that wraps around the front, lower side of the property as well as a hill with a separate entrance that is flat enough to build a large rancho. As well as other levels and areas to build on. The road to the property is Municipality and was recentlyredone. There is spring water and electrity. $84,000 WHATSAPP messenger 8417-5195

Houses for rent and properties for sale, in the Rivas area. $10 per hour for my time and I will tell you what I know. 8915 2461.

I will be down around in the Southern Zone from March 8-18. I'm coming down first to do a Voter Registration Drive for Americans - March 8 & 9 at the Feria in Perez Zeledon & to visit friends but I'll have some time in between if someone with Pampered Pets needs special Pet Sitter, needs help with Tourism Marketing, has/wants to start a hostel or vacation rental property & more!

Check out more info (lots more being added to it) at:

Vicki Skinner - most known from • & • The Fountains Guesthouse•House of Connections (now closed) & LOTS more!

Amazing Casita to sub-rental in Quebradas, Perez, in a closed paradise compound, safe and a few minutes from an every hour bus stop 15 minutes to San Isidro. It is fully furnished, modern kitchen w fridge, gas stove and hot water. Beautiful wood and bamboo plan w full bath/shower, a queen-size bed space, living room with many draws and shelves. Sub-rent from March 06 till April 11. The Rent is $375, includes Water, Electric, and good internet for the five weeks. (photos on Rental page)


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

$270 per month send email to or

8333 8625 no messages please thanks

only love

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 till March. Asking $7,000 USD or equivailent in colones. I can negotiate price just talk to me. Can't go wrong buying this vehicle it has been a truly great truck. Call me 506-8855-1824. Ask for Tom or Tomas

$35 per person or $55 per couple with Breakfast and Dinner included.

Hard to find, new Supply of Fluoride Free Toothpastes in now!

Just in ... indescribably delicious Maple Syrup!!!!!

Diane's Flaxxers are delicious & nutritious and a must try! Available at Colibri's Corner at the PZ feria, Thursdays from 7 to 7 and Fridays from 8 to 1.

Our Ginger Kombucha has been receiving amazing compliments ... come in and try some! Probiotic & delicious & super healthy for your immune systems.

Another wonderful new product is our Organic Kale Chips with Nutritional Yeast & Turmeric & Black Pepper & Coconut Oil ... light & beyond delicious! Some spicy too!

Happy to have this week de Blackberry Cobbler, Nag Champa Incense, dental floss ... great repellents ... Sacha Inchi Seeds ... organic tobacco. Also red & red/white quinoa ... delicious protein substitute for rice.

New friends here are offering Organic Meats .. even have Turkeys that are free range & organic and fed with coconut, bananas, and cane. Pork too! Write here for contact:

Add a little spice to your life with Rico's Rub! For Veggies or Meats ... can't be beat!

  • Blackberry Vinaigrette ... super on salads & more!

  • Delicious Dates!

  • Organic Extra Virgen Olive Oil

  • Kalamata Black Olives

  • Coconut Aminos (limited supply)

  • Organic Lemon & Peppermint Extracts

  • Organic Yuca Flour

  • Tea Tree Oils

  • Crunchy Spirulina

  • Matcha Green Tea ... amazing health properties & delicious

  • Patchouli Oil

  • Clove Oil

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

The shitake mushrooms are extraordinary and quite magical .. click here to read about their many benefits. BACK IN STOCK

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

At Colibri's Corner this week:

  • Kale Chips

  • Organic Eggs

  • Turmeric Powder & Roots & Capsules

  • Organic Coconut Aminos ...Traditional

  • Organic Red or Black Beans

  • Fresh Trout / Smoked Trout

  • Sacha Inchi Nuts

  • Palo Santo

  • Hombre Grande

  • All natural organic tobacco

  • Vegan Cookies

  • Hot & Sweet Mustard

  • Organic Vanilla Beans

  • All Organic Corn Chips ... yellow & purple

  • Raw Honey

  • Fresh Salsa

  • Local Organic Beans & Rice (Integral & White)

  • Organic Teas

  • Stevia in Powder & Liquid

  • Organic Dried Pineapple / Mangos / Bananas

  • Coconut Secret Amino Acids This sap is very low glycemic, an abundant source of 17 amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and has a nearly neutral pH.

  • Organic Sauerkraut

  • Becca's Amazing Hot Hot Sauces

We also have now:​

  • Organic Alfalfa Seeds

  • Crunchy Spirulina

  • Salt shaker grinders

  • Peppermint Oil

  • Lavender Oil

  • Clove Oil

  • Ylang Ylang Oil

  • Frankincense

  • Organic sauerkraut

  • Goat cheeses

  • Swiss Cheese

  • Mozzarelli Cheese

  • Fresh & Smoked Trout

  • Nutritional Yeast

  • Diatomaceous Earth

  • Epsom Salts

  • Moringa Seeds & Leaves

  • Organic Black Strap Molasses

  • International Phone Cards

  • Cactus Juice & other Natural Bug Repellents

  • Sticky, Yummy Dates

  • Costa Rican Macadamias

  • Integral Oats

For anyone with pain from spots injuries, muscle spasms, fibromyalgia, arthritis, sciatic, please check this link. We are very fortunate to have this high quality Magnesium Oil now available. Also works great as an all natural deodorant!

International Phone Cards available for major savings.

We appreciate pre-orders & can ship throughout Costa Rica.

Pura Vida Blessings to all

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