Three hummingbirds that inhabit the Central Valley of Costa Rica A trip to the Central Valley proved fruitful in the hummingbird department. We were at La Paz Waterfall Gardens to take family photos for a client there on vacation. The La Paz staff invited us to stay as long as we’d like and gave us
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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
The Cacao blooms are attached to the trunk of the tree. It seems to me that this is a natural defense to keep the branches from breaking. The Cacao fruits are so heavy that just two on any of the branches could cause it to snap so the tree has it’s fruit on it’s trunk.