Yesterday we finally managed to visit a local attraction, which everyone seems to like quite a bit. It’s called Zoo Ave and it isn’t really a zoo – despite its name. It’s a countrywide non-profit organization dedicated to rescue and rehabilitate wild animals, mostly forest creatures, so that they might be re-introduce into their natural […]Read more "Zoo Ave in La Garita: La Fundación Restauración de la Naturaleza"
My ’24’ plays without either Kiefer or, sadly, his charmingly smug dad Donald, whose acting, especially in those kinky Fellini, Roeg & Bertolucci movies, I’ve always greatly enjoyed. My ’24’ simply highlights a few vignettes taken from a day in my life in Costa Rica, namely a Friday, market day. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, our […]Read more "24 – without Jack Bauer"
Santa Eulalia is one of several barios, neighborhoods, in the town of Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica. A number of our friends live there and Carlo and Carla, the two younger children of our fabulous house keeper attend la Escuela Santa Eulalia. When we learned through one of our guests, Ms. Catherine R. Eads, of the […]Read more "Sus Regalos para La Escuela Santa Eulalia"
Morinda citrifolia, Rubiaceae Saturday we switched our produce shopping venue from Atenas to Alajuela, the town that gives our province it’s name. We had heard, how much more extensive the market in Alajuela is, so we were eager to explore. The round trip from Atenas to Alajuela is about 20 miles or 32 Km, still […]Read more "Productos de la Feria de los agricultores – Chapter One: Vomit Fruit"