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Supermoon Costa Rica 2012

Latitudinal Adjustments – A Summary of Our Move to Costa Rica

Our move to Costa Rica This summary of our move to Costa Rica can be found at Living Abroad in Costa Rica a website/book/guide about moving to and living in Costa Rica. The fourth edition is coming out and our expat profile (a version of this article) will be included. by Erin Van Rheenen Kimberly Beck

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Farm in Siquirres

Buying a Farm or Property in Costa Rica? Things to Think About

Things to think about before you buy a farm in Costa Rica Not everyone comes to Costa Rica with a pension, finds an awesome condo right over the sunset studded Pacific Ocean and lives happily ever after. Some people seek out a different lifestyle all together. Some people choose Costa Rica for the cheap farm

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Passion Fruit Flower Golden Type

Passion Fruit Maracuja and Leaffooted Bugs Who Love Them

Passion Fruit (Passiflora edulis) or Maracuya. Images of the passion fruit arbor, bugs, fruits and seeds. Our favorite flavor of yogurt here in Costa Rica is Passion Fruit or Maracuja (mare-ah-coo-ya). We were told that the passion fruit vine was easy to grow. So we sampled about 50 different fruits (not a hard job) and dried out some

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Dwarg Tropical Orchid

Flowers Costa Rica that Exist on Our Farm in Limon

Flowers Costa Rica – A sampling of the many flowers we have here in San Miguel. The first plants pictured are considered air plants or Epiphytic plants. They grow on tree branches and collect water in the cone of their leaves. They don’t need soil to live. The small white one is a Dwarf Orchid that grows on

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Buy it or Make it?

Buy it or Make it? Do we have to buy everything or can we just make it ourselves? Barry and his Dad made an oven, Barry is making just about everything under the sun and I made curtains! On a recent trip to San Jose I found some lovely Guatemalan fabric in a store downtown.

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