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Kissing Sunflowers ... Life in the Sunny & Rainy Southern Zone of Costa Rica

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

Please check our Events page for several very exciting and wonderful events coming up soon!

So grateful many of you have been updating your ads! If you have an ad for anything and haven't brought it current ... please please do so right away!

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.

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

Just got in some Green Mango Chutney ... come in for a taste!

Hurricane Season Officially Kicks Off ... how it Might Affect Costa Rica

I love to post this every once in a while ... A Look at Costa Rica in 1947

Costa Rica regulates use of plastic in public institutions

(scroll way down) By creating your own lyrics, you can be the creator of peace. That's the message the contest Song for Peace wants to deliver to students and youth in 2018.

Our own Dr. Walter Urban had a great letter published in A.M. Costa Rica on Holistic Health. Half way down page ... click here.



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


Saturday, June 16th at Casa Tortuga, Ojochal 2 - 6 pm, pre-registration required (, $60

Master Sound Healer, Vyola Myst, and Messenger of One, Sheri Cooke, will be creating a vibrational field that allows greater access to align with your Soul:

  • Open to an expanded range of conscious awareness

  • Experience your innate wholeness and peace

  • Deeply relax in profound rest and greater harmony

  • Be transported to the heavenly realm of your Soul-Self

You will be guided into deeper and expanded states through channeled teachings and exercises, amplified by the heavenly sounds of crystal bowls, channeled tones and vocal resonance, and other healing instruments.

Details at fb: Vyola Myst

Jamie Satori Doula Service ... please see our Services page.

Registering Corporations Since 2017, all Costa Rican corporations, whether commercially active or inactive, must be registered with the Dirección General de Tributacion (DGT). DGT is an office of the Tax and Finance Minstry or Ministerio de Hacienda. There is no fee to register your corporation but it must be done by specific dates in 2018 or late fees may apply. Please check the following deadlines for corporate registration. The last digit of the corporation's cedula number will determine the date it needs to be registered. Corporations ending in: 1 thru 4...were due by April 30th May 31st June 30th July 31st 8........... by August 31st Septmember 30th October 31st In order to register the corporation or change your contact information, the legal representative or someone authorized by this person must present a D-140 form in person at a DGT office or register online. To register online you must have a Costa Rican cedula or DIMEX card and can do so by If your identification is a passport, you must register the corporation in person. (thanks to Your Costa Rica Contact and Patty Clift)

Lots of New Listings on our Great Stuff Page

Epsom printer

Whole House Water Filter $40.00

and mucho mas

Cozy Hardwood Home Lovely, simply furnished one bedroom hardwood home 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, private river bathing, fruit trees, bananas and high grade spring water. Includes high speed internet, porch, balcony, 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. $345/month plus cooking gas/elec. Available from May 1st. Contact


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.

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


HUGE DISCOUNT ! OF $25,000. !!


10 min to town. CALL: (506) 8846 7885

2 Tubes of All Natural Solar Body Block spf 30+ 10,000 colones each

Samsung Blu Ray DVD player... good shape. Just $50. Call Noe. 2770 1576

Aztecas ---a beautiful & artistic & delicious Mexican Restaurant is now open from Thursdays til Sunday from 10am to 8pm. Ana is doing a fabulous job and Terry is the cutest waiter ever. Here is their FB page. We wish them 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 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! Just added a new Rub ... Cajun!!!! Click here for more info.

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

  • 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 on order ... 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 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

  • Organic Sauerkraut

  • Becca's Amazing Hot Hot Sauces

We also have now:

  • Organic Alfalfa Seeds

  • Crunchy Spirulina

  • 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 and can ship throughout Costa Rica.

Pura Vida Blessings to all



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