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Loving Life in our Exquisite Southern Zone of Costa Rica

Adrian Alvarado San Gerardo de Dota

Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. Buddah

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

The Romero is on! And although Thursday is a holiday ... our Feria in Perez Zeledon is "normal" ... we will be at Colibri's Corner from 7 til 8pm ... and Friday from 9 to 1pm. Check link for closures etc.

“Silver bullion pre1964 USA coins. 5% over melt value. or WhatsApp 506 8515 6054

American bully puppies

Quality puppies from a well trained home

Fully vaccinated , vet checked and micro chipped. Two males and two females available all are ready to go into their new homes contact for more infor..

Mike husto

2009 Ford ranger 148000 klm. 13,750 dollars, 1 Owner , manual 5 speed. 2.50 diesel. Mike 89115451 (see photos on Vehicles page)

2007 Toyota Fortuner - automatic, turbo-diesel, roof rack, 168,000 kilometers or 103,000 miles (approx 7,000 miles per year) excellent care from prior business owner of an auto parts chain who installed a German turbo cooling device to prolong the turbo life. Current American owner installed class C trailer hitch, chrome "long horn" hitch plug, installed new foam in front seats "like new". Comes with custom Weather Tech rubber mats throughout, a four bicycle carrier for trailer hitch, and a 100 piece roadside assistant bag as pictured. Our friend Roberto Lizano is selling it for 12 million colones and it won't be discounted more than 100,000 colones as this kind of car is an icon here and we are consolidating down to one new car. Marchamo for 2018 was 268,000 colones. Call Roberto at 8324-9268 and visit it on the right past Transito on the highway by Villa Ligia on the äuto strip". See photos of this beautiful machine on our Vehicles page.

Brand new factory sealed Samsung Galaxy Tab A 7” 8gb wifi model sm-t280 $125 Dominical area. Email

Awesome Dome Home for Sale in a popular area not far from the beach ... for very special people!

Anyone coming from the States that would like to be my personal Sherpa/Mule? Pay well for bringing me a suitcase or more.

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Here is an update on our dear friend Marguerite ... thanks so much to Sheri Cooke for her infinite love & support for Marguerite ... and for all of us.

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine near Perez Zeledon. Located in Canaán de Rivas, but I can also travel. For more info contact Guillermo at 4246-0531.

For a colourful book & history of Rancho Tranquilo ... click here to find out more about Linda Gray's new book!

BEaWare: Even in our beautiful Paradise in Perez Zeledon, like everywhere in the world, many want to be able to protect themselves & their loved ones.

Armeria del Sur in Repunta offers training and a good selection of firearms, as well as pellet and air guns, for personal and home defense, as well as sport shooting. Contact us for information on permitting, purchasing and training for the safety of yourself and your family. Call 2771 6774, email or come on by - we are in Centro Comercial Valle Prospero just south of Repunta (

Nicaragua is on the verge of civil war and thousands of people are fleeing from violence and hunger. Refugees are flooding into Costa Rica an we are taking in people beginning with pregnant women, mother's whose children have been shot, families.... We need resources to buy matresses, blankets, food, rent houses, and create and empower small business. initiatives to empower refugees to make a living and thrive. Every little bit counts. Donate through the gofundme campaign or byass a fee that they charge and donate directly to or for funds to go directly to Chelo Baca and Lauren Love who are heading this movement and helping refugees directly. 100% of received donations will go to sustaining the project and supporting and empowering these people. Thank You for your generosity and for partnering with us to be the change we want to see in the world. May your kindness return to you. Click here for more information and links and thanks to all who can and will help.

Wonderful new listing in Chimerol ... comfy and lovely house for sale ... click here.

ONLY $ 29.00 PER DAY ! RENT OUR ELEGANT HOME : By Week or Month Free Breakfast Too !

Ten minutes from San Isidro on paved road, Overlooking gardens and the ‘Quebradas’ River.

Completely Furnished, Glove Leather Couches, Custom Queen Size Bed with Orthopedic Mattress, Large Kitchen, Stove with oven, pots pans, dishes, silverware, and Linens, towels, Coffeemaker, Refrigerator, Washing Machine. High Speed WIFI This is a large home with ceramic floors, nice cabinets, huge closets, Patio, and Big Bodega. All windows are screened, and it is totally secure and gated. Located on Paved Road, only 10 minutes from San Isidro de El General. Bus, 3 mini markets within 5 min. walk. No car necessary. Birds, Birds. Weekly or Monthly rentals Only. Deposit Required

Platanillo. Ocean view. Internet Netsys connection . Pool: Located in a gated community, Parque Colinas Pacificas, 15 minutes drive from the beach Dominical and 35 minutes drive from San Isidro. 2 bedrooms + 1 double bed on a mezzanine.2.5 bathrooms. (