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Feliz Día de la Independencia!

Happy Independence Day, from Costa Rica! Like independence days in many nations across the world, today is an important national holiday celebrating the freedom and national identity of this small, beautiful, proud country. 688 more words

"Pura Vida" - Arenal and La Fortuna, Costa Rica.

I had always wanted to go to Costa Rica.  Several years ago, a co-worker of mine had told me about a trip to Costa Rica and how much he fell in love with the place. 1,614 more words

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Casa Ventura - Adorable and Affordable in Samara

Casa Ventura is a special little place, just a five minute walk to three beaches where you can surf, fish, swim, or go tide pooling. There are hiking trails in the hills above only minutes from your doorstep and the center of Samara is just a short bike ride away. 141 more words

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Recycling: A Crabby Point of View

So, you thought you were the Master of Recycling?

On a recent trip to the beach in Manuel Antonio, I was both amazed and horrified to see this industrious and obviously mature hermit crab scuttling by my feet, wearing his newest acquisition-his home, made not of delicate sea shell material, but of plastic. 772 more words

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It's Your Life: Vida, Pura Vida

Life is more beautiful, enjoyable, and filled with happiness when you have options, when you have choices. If you feel limited and stuck in a runt, you tend to freeze up and feel as if you are cornered in a dark room, unable to focus, unable to breathe. 201 more words

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