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It's coming on Christmas

They’re putting up the stands.

Getting ready for the holidays in Playa Samara Beach means building the arena and bleachers for the traditional Corrido de Toros.  118 more words

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Frozen Beach Treats

Two of my favorite people – Brookie and Lisa were some of my first readers when I started this blog in 2011 – are running one of my favorite businesses in Playa Sámara. 304 more words

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Playa Samara to Playa Buena Vista

We’ve had some very low tides lately on the Pacific coast, in Samara.

Steve and I took advantage of one of them to walk around Punta Samara, from Playa Samara to Playa Buena Vista. 216 more words


Ancient petroglyphs?

Winter storms – winter is June through October in Costa Rica – have scoured Carrillo beach to expose this carving.  Probably an homage to the cacique (chief). 8 more words

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Got weather?

So, yesterday afternoon, when I arrived home, I witnessed the unusual even of a Howler Monkey on the ground.  Today, there were three males – that’s unusual in itself, I think – traversing the pavement in front of my gate near Samara, Costa Rica.  47 more words


on a post

A rare sight in Samara – a monkey on the ground.  As we stopped to open the gate, he climbed up onto our gate post.  As he scrambled away on a phone line, we saw a bit of a limp.  16 more words