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A good rain

Albeit, brief, the rain was welcome relief today.  Maybe there’s more to come.  The skies still look pretty dark.


Lids for Kids

Two more noggins protected.  We gave helmets to these young motorcyclists when we saw them outside the grocery store this morning.  We buy used helmets for a couple bucks at Goodwill and bring them in our luggage.  13 more words

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Sales tax may be the future of Costa Rica

A few months ago, the Costa Rican government told us to collect sales tax (venta) on our vacation rentals. There was a lot of controversy and arguments in the courts but finally all powers agreed that it was law.  729 more words

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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