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We are pleased to add 15 new Subscribers to our Chayotevine Newsletter this week ... a warm welcome to all and let us know if we can help you in any way. And as always ... loving blessings to all!

Hope to see you at the PZ feria this week Colibri Corner's hours are Thursday 7 to 8pm and Friday 8 to 1pm. We also very much appreciate pre-orders ... plus we can deliver throughout Costa Rica and of course, here in the Southern Zone, 7 days a week!

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

Please enjoy this super interview with our own magical Amy Schrift by our new friends from Ownstream, Stephen & Theresa & Sofia! Click here.

Many of you know Shannon from the Tinamastes feria & beyond ... an amazing woman and mother! She needs our help at this time ... please check out this Gofundme page created to help her after a hit & run accident left her with a broken back in 3 places. Please click here to help.

IRescue What happens when a mamma monkey or sloth carrying its baby is electrocuted? What happens when a wild animal is trapped and put in a cage by someone who wants to keep it as a pet? If Minae finds such animals, they are brought to the IRescue Wildlife Sanctuary. Please help us provide a refuge for these wild animals. Thank you Maxine for creating this Go Fund Me page to help.

We are getting some new rental listings and can use more ... from humble to fancy! Lots of new friends wanting to check out our piece of paradise! Click here.

Please visit Neville's at the RoadBeach entrance on the Dominical Road for great food & conversation!

ALL YOU NEED IS YOU: LARGE, ONE-BEDROOM HOME, CLEAN AND BEAUTIFUL, OVERLOOKS RIVER, VERY NICELY FURNISHED, AND COMES WITH EVERYTHING YOU NEED. PRIVATE, SECURE, AND GATED, AND ONLY TEN MINUTES TO TOWN, (40 min to Beach, 40 min to Mt Chirrpo) INCLUDED: QUEEN SIZE CUSTOM BED, ORTHOPEDIC MATTRESS, GLOVE LEATHER COUCHES (SOFT AND COMFORTABLE), LARGE KITCHEN, AND NICE BAR. HAS ALL CERAMIC FLOORS, TILED COUNTERS, LARGE BATHROOM, LARGE CLOSETS, BUILT IN CABINETS. THERE IS AN OFFICE AREA, AND A LARGE ‘BODEGA’ AND WASHROOM WITH WASHING MACHINE, WHICH DOUBLES AS AN EXTRA BEDROOM FOR GUESTS. COMES WITH LINENS, AND ALL POTS, PANS, DISHES, BLENDER, COFFEEMAKER, ETC., THERE IS ALSO A ‘ BREAKFAST NOOK’ OVERLOOKING GARDENS, STOVE WITH OVEN, NEW REFRIGERATOR. THERE ARE BEAUTIFUL, HAND PAINTED ARTWORKS THROUGHOUT, AND, GARDENS OF ORCHIDS, PALMS, BROMELIA, PLUS LOTS OF SPACE AND A NICE PATIO WITH HAMMOCK. THERE IS CONNECTION TO VERY HIGH-SPEED INTERNET, WIFI ……….T.V. IS AVAILABLE NEAR RIVER FOR A DIP OR TO WATCH BIRDS.. THIS IS A BIRDWATCHERS’ PARADISE WITH OVER 60 VARIETIES OF RARE AND EXOTIC BIRDS. THE WEATHER IS PERFECT HERE, YEAR AROUND. BUS AND 2 MINI MARKETS , CLOSE BY; NO CAR IS NEEDED LOW PRICE FOR QUALITY HOME: $ 500/mo + Utilities James43michael@gmail.com for appointment: 2771/4339

Cozy art apartment in Palmares. Furnished. (appliances can be included for a comfortable stay) 1 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living room and kitchen all in 120 square meters. Backyard, with a deck and hot tub. Ornamental plants, fruit trees we can share like mango, guanabana, mandarina, lemon, marañón, plátano, orange. The place is full of love good moments, and It will be great for someone who wants to exerience the pura vida tico living while I am studying in Toronto (will stay for a year) Walking distance from the Mall, supermarkets, restaurants, bars but yet a quite and green vibe. This is not luxurious, but fun. $300 a month. Info with Raquel: raquelbd@gmail.com 8973 0660

I am subletting my large 2 bedroom 2 bath private home near Uvita Beach. Clean, quiet, secure, no neighbors, no road noise. Convenient walk to town center, bus station and Sura Organic veggie shop. Great for people without a car. Fruiting trees on site, view of 'The Tail' from top of property. Fully equipped family style kitchen, open air dining. Hot shower, A/C and wifi. Covered parking.

Available short-term AUG 15 thru NOV 15. (dates somewhat flexible)

Perfect for people relocating or working. A homey refuge in a fantastic location.

$600 per month + utilities (free laundry service included)

8451-9227 Elizabeth Fortier elizabethfortier29@gmail.com (photos on Rental page)

San Francisco de Rivas Casita

Private one bedroom casita in San Francisco de Rivas. Living room, kitchen, breakfast bar, large laundry room with washer and sink, and large shower with hot water. Partially furnished with Queen bed, sectional in living room, and refrigerator and small appliances in kitchen. Secure gated parking and covered porch. All utilities (Electric, Water, High-Speed Internet/TV) included in rent. Monthly: $235.00/month. Will rent by the week for $60.00. Call Henry 8737-0510 phone/txt/whatsapp English and Spanish spoken

“Silver bullion pre1964 USA coins. 5% over melt value. Silverguy@hushmail.com 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 baillyken@gmail.com

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 josh8g@gmail.com

Offered for sale is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath with pool overlooking the ocean along with a large pavilion ( formally used for Movies in the Jungle.) Also includes a private well.

Located in Dominicalito- Escaleras.

Now reduced to $299,000.

Here is a video tour of the house.

http://youtu.be/fseNWkJkGwk

Call or write for more info.

Cinemaescaleras@mac.com

8817-3211

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. (The main first bedroom with queen size bed, has a direct access to the toilets and the bathroom. The second bedroom, usually used like a nursery has the toilets and bathroom access by the first one. The double bed in the common area is on a mezzanine.) 850 $/month + water and electricity (includes : internet 2Mb, cleaning woman 5h/week, pool main maintenance, garbage service, gardening care,) More details please check : airbnb CR platanillo colinas pacificas P9 georges.orione@free.fr

  • SAN ISIDRO....PEDREGOSITO:

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

RENTAL: 2 FURNISHED HOMES ON ORGANIC 6.5 ACRE PROPERTY: Two 3 bdrm homes with gated entry, large covered patio areas, hot shower and flush toilets, greenhouse, yoga deck, walking paths, spring water, food gardens, fruit trees, bananas, plantains, creek and forest. Rental includes simple furnishings, high speed reliable internet, basic electric, water, wash machine and organic food harvests. Located in the friendly agricultural town of San Agustin, a 35 min drive southwest of San Isidro and 40 min to the beaches of Uvita and Playa Hermosa. Ideal climate at 2700 m of sunny days and cool nights. Ideal for a single family, two families or persons who want the extra space for office, homeschooling, guests, storage, etc. Rent is $1060 for all of the above, non-smokers only. Contact homesteadcr@gmail.com

Great organic land with tico style house available for long term Permaculture Farmer Caretakers in Southern Costa Rica near San Vito, flat 1.23 acres, 3110 feet altitude, 2 seasons.

Orchard produces avocado, citrus, rambutan, mango, soursop, yucca, turmeric, banana, cacao, coffee,...

Watering with agriculture water available too.

LOOKING FOR EXPERIENCED PERMACULTURE FARMER/ PRACTITIONER

Huge potential with locals, expats and farmer's market

House 10.8 sq feet has 2 bedrooms, living, kitchen and car shed.

Start your own permaculture project, sell the produce from the farm and keep the profits.

You pay only for your utilities ... high speed wifi available too.

Under 5 miles from downtown San Vito, and approx. 1 mile away from closest bus stop, grocery, school.

You' ll need a car.

Live in a healthy, serene environment in harmony with nature. Wildlife : monkeys, birds, ...

Rio Sereno Border between Panama and Costa Rica very close by.

Send all relevant info to felicidad.parnunez@gmail.com

WATER KEFIR GRAINS F0R SALE

Water kefir is a highly rich probiotic beverage made from kefir grains which contain a good source of healthy bacteria and yeast. Kefir is a centuries old fermented drink discovered in Caucasus mountains. Indeed, it can be your alternative option for your sweet drinking menu. If you are interested in obtaining some for probiotic health, please contact me by email.

Mary.marbury@yahoo.com or Whatsapp. 4078447552. Or message at 50684824865

1/4 CUP 1,500 mil makes 32oz of kefir. NOW AVAILABLE TOO AT COLIBRI'S CORNER

Lots of Stuff for Sale ... click here.

Rico's Cajun Seasoning Blend Rico's Rub has a new, Cajun, spice blend available at Colibri Corner. It is a traditional Cajun recipe, with a little twist of course. This blend is great for seafood, like blackened red snapper, fish tacos, or with chicken or meats. It has five different types of peppers blended into a medium hot spice. It's hot enough to taste, but not too hot to enjoy. Developed by request it has received nice reviews at a local restaurant. Put a little spice in your life with Rico's new Cajun Seasoning Blend. For restaurants or bulk orders, please contact Rick Vance: 7242-2178 ricks-vance@att.net Click here for more info.

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

  • Delicious Dates!

  • Organic Extra Virgen Olive Oil

  • Kalamata Black Olives

  • Nutritional Yeast

  • 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 know. trees@puravidaconnections.com

At Colibri's Corner this week:

  • Kale Chips

  • Organic Eggs

  • Turmeric Powder & Roots & Capsules

  • Organic Salads with Asian Dressing

  • 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. phonecard@puravidaconnections.com

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

Pura Vida Blessings to all

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