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Leaving May with a big splash ... welcoming June to the Magnificent Southern Zone of Costa Rica

Welcome to Many New Subscribers & Pura Vida Blessings to All

It is feeling like we will be having a wet & wonderful Green Season this year ... lots of rain in our forecast right now.

Yesterday, Tuesday, the citizen-made bridge over the Rio General got swept away ... today it was announced that two new Bailey Bridges will be installed.

Also remember to check the passage on the Cerro de la Muerte (Highway 2) as it has been closed & opened already a few times.

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Hope to see many of you this week at the Perez Zeledon feria ... our booth (Colibri's Corner) will be open from 7 til 8 on Thursdays and Fridays from 8 til 1pm. Pre-orders are very appreciated!

We also offer shipping and delivery service throughout Costa Rica. For our area ... we have a network of Xpress & Taxi's who can delivery our products 7 days a week ... just let us know! On feria days, we can also do limited shopping and shipping.

Here is an update on our dear friend, Marguerite from Sheri Cooke ... infinite thanks to all of you who are helping out.

Our neighbor at the PZ feria, Maria, will be bringing fresh Coconut Milk and also to the Tinamastes feria.

New Daycare and Christian School in San Isidro

We are having a fundraising to purchase sound healing instruments for the children’s palliative care clinic in San Isidro. The first hour will be a vibrational Attunement with the crystal bowls and the second hour will be a training on how to use Tibetan bowls for sound therapy for palliative care, a sample of Vyola's training with the center. If you can't come and want to donate please email Muchissimas gracias! (see more info at Events page)



located in paraiso of CAJON

DIRECTIONS from san isidro go south on interameican highway about 13 miles

the road will bend to left toward panama at crossroads for perivaje where there is

a big new gas station, go over bridge, keep going till you see a small shopping center on right with ICE and HAWAII RESTAURANT,etc. go 75 feet and turn left

to CAJON go about 1 mile to center of town and continue on same road about 1 mile to see ENERGY.... sign and drive in.

all trained holistic practicioners welcome. COME , MEET AND LEARN AND PLAN A HOLISTIC CENTER FOR THE FUTURE where we will be recognized and better able to serve.

dr walter j urban, medical board of california 8333 8625

love to you all, please send email to if coming


Cozy Hardwood Home for Rent:

Lovely, simply furnished well kept studio in private wooded section of East Los Angeles de Rivas. Nestled on 1.25 acres with an altitude of 3600 feet and an ideal climate of sunny days and cool, crisp nights. This private setting borders the scenic Talari River and has good road access, river bathing, fruit trees, bananas and high grade spring water. Includes high speed internet, porch, hot shower, flush toilet and secure parking. Lots of hiking in the area and near to the Mt. Chirripo Volcano and National Park. Fifteen minute walk to bus line with frequent bus transport to San Isidro. Pets okay but dogs must be leashed or fenced in. Available now. New Deck just added! Contact Just $345/month


A small private secluded and comfortable cottage with kitchenette and deck will be available for rent on the farm of Noe Andershadt in Pederagoso around May 10th. The monthly rent will be $155 /month and includes a reliable internet connection, water, and electric.

The cottage is a ten minute drive from downtown San Isidro, and is situated next to Finca Amrita and Finca Alba Nueva in Pedregosito. The cottage is a five minute walk from hourly buses to town. If anyone has an interest in an advance look cottage contact Bill Van Horn via email at

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 24