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Love is everywhere in our Southern Zone of Costa Rica

This was the perfect last posting for our dear friend, Bonnie Davis Dipietro who co-created the amazing Alfombra Bird Sanctuary with her late and great husband, Arthur Dipietro.

Silani Wahlgren said it best:

In Memorium. Bonnie Dipietro flew like the birds she loved today into another dimension.

You will be missed Bonnie

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

So many returning friends have been showing up at the ferias these last couple of weeks ... welcome home! Check out our Events page for lots of activities for all ages & tastes.

We also are thrilled to be able to help so many people with depression, pain, sleeplessness and much more with Full Spectrum Organic CBD oil, in four strengths from 100 mg to 1200 mg. Available now at Colibri's Corner or write us at

For an honest, reliable Express Delivery Young Man ... whatsapp Palillo at 7102-9830. (Spanish only or Translating Program in English)

If you are anyone you know has ever considered learning to teach Yoga ... here is a course offered in the most gorgeous setting by talented and brilliant teachers. Check it out here.

Just got in a good supply of Nutritional Yeast, Essential Oils, Fluoride Free Toothpastes, DMSO, and Bees Wax Candles. Also fresh organic salads & soups available .. vegan and not.

We really appreciate pre-orders ... and can delivery throughout Costa Rica.

New Traffic Fines have now been published for 2019 ... click here.

Send your guests on an adventure with us! Find out more details at

Great Rental Opportunity in Platanillo:

Long or short term rental $500 monthly (short term ask for pricing), located in Platanillo. Available starting 2-15. Fully furnished 2 bedroom 2 bath 1,200 sq ft with an additional 600 sq ft covered deck. The house sits on 15 hectare’s with the upper portion manicured and full of fruit trees. There is ample parking and the property is on the bus lines to San Isidro, Dominical, Uvita, Quepos. Take a moderate to strenuous hike down to several small waterfalls through secondary rain forest or watch wildlife from the deck and enjoy the air flow. The house is wired for DSL from Ice. Long term rentals can have it turned on in 2-3 business days at the Ice office in Dominical. For questions or visit please contact Josh at or Geisel Cordero CR CELL:+506-8465-4074 | USA: +1-831-250-8914

Join us for the world-famous Sustainable Living Expedition March 4th-12th... a 9-day, 8-night all-inclusive educational adventure, where you’ll tour, organic food production, green building, food forestry, ️ renewable energy systems, and regenerative community development in action. Daily workshops and knowledge sharing sessions with Upward Spirals and other experts will share with you the knowledge, plans, tools, and connections you need to create sustainability for yourself and in your communities.

More info on Events page.

Must visit our new Beer Garden in Central PZ ... click here! Getting great reviews!

For real Mexican Food & glorious art ... please check out Aztecas, Thursdays thru Sundays. Here is their FB page.

We have a list of several families / singles / couples looking for rentals in our area ... from very simple to fancy schmanzy. If you would like to offer a place for rental .. our cost for advertising is just a one time $20 fee til rented. (If you run into any already rented rentals from our page .. please let us know and ask the owner to let us know if they haven't yet. Send to:

We have a small country house available for rent starting the beginning of February. It is located on Finca Amrta . . . and close to the beautiful Rio Pedregoso. If you are interested please either call me at: 2770-4185 or email me at: Be sure to put "interest in renting your house" in the subject because mail from someone who is not in my contacts goes directly to my "junk".

Casa Bella Rosa is a comfortable, peaceful, Costarican house for rent. The house is well maintained, and 3 years ago thoroughly renewed . With 2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen area, living room, storage room carport, outdoor space and gacibo. The rental is Located in Villa Nueva, at only 3.5 miles (10-15 minutes by car) from the centre of San Isidro de el General. No 4*4 car required as the roads are in excellent condition. The house is situated on a 6,5 Ha secure, private property, with many fruit trees around, banana plants, and has a excellent view over the valley. Every day there is a strong breeze. The house of the caretaker is at 90 m distance. Distance to the nearest bus stop and 'pulperia': 0.4 miles / 700 meters. There is a high speed internet connection and WIFI. The house has an alarm installation. Monthly rent: $ 415,-- plus utilities. Rental includes lawn/garden maintenance. A long term tenant is preferred. Contact information: Hans Valster and Elida Marin Tel. (+506)8397-5377 / 2771-8482.

Rooms for rent at Magic Mountain Retreat FB, plant based/permaculture demonstration site., 506 8915 2461. Click here for more information.

EXPERIENCED HOUSE/PET SITTER AVAILABLE Mature artist / author & free lance writer is available to take loving care of your pets and home while you are away. By following your routines in their own home your pet more easily adjusts to your absence. US woman-nationalized Costarrican citizen 39 years in Costa Rica Bilingual In-depth knowledge of the culture (can manage/pay household or farm workers) Creative problem solving of unexpected repairs Neat & tidy (everything in its place) Basic veterinary skills Can care for small farm animals Supply regular updates by email or skype. Long or short term Excellent references Fee: $15 daily…dependent on number of pets and work requirements ($20 daily for 7 days or less) Contact: Katya 8706-0496

Yahama Raptor, 350 New Tires See photos on Vehicles page Lauren Calderón l

2003 Toyota RAV4 Sort, Automatic Under 100,000 miles. Marchamo, reteve, and repairs up to date, $8,500. 8899-6859

Hello dear friends of the Chayotevine: It is a pleasure for me to inform you that I am finally ready to help my friends with my law knowledge. Here is our methodology of work: 1. Preliminary study of the case (This has a cost depending on each case). a. If the case cannot be won, we don’t take the case. b. If there is a high probability of obtaining a favorable result, legal representation is assumed. 2. According to the study of the case, representation`s cost are established. We offer our services along the entire South Pacific Coast – Perez Zeledon and the Central Valley by appointment only. Bilingual team. Licda. Ana Yancy Urrutia Fallas Licda. Thammara Urrutia Fallas.

Dr. Allan Arburola Valverde.

Pura Vida Blessings and mil gracias to all.

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