The waterworld of Parque Reptilandia

The waterworld of Parque Reptilandia ~ by Roel De Plecker Besides the large variety of lizards and snakes, our park also houses a diverse collection of turtles, one of which is the Madagascar big-headed turtle (Erymnochelys madagascariensis). This…

Pre-Columbian times in Boruca - Osa, Uvita, Costa Ballena - Ballena Tales

Pre-Columbian times in Boruca

Pre-Columbian times in Boruca ~ by Susie Atkinson The Diquís delta, just south of Costa Ballena, is one of the most important deltas of Central America from the biological and cultural perspective.  We will discuss the cultural aspect. “Diquís”…

CACOBA Update

CACOBA Update

CACOBA Update ~ by Perry Gladstone It’s been a busy high-season at the Costa Ballena Chamber of Tourism and Commerce. While we continue to advance many initiatives, three areas have been our main focus:  SECURITY -…

How to Spend more Time in a Hammock? - Osa, Uvita - Ballena Tales

How to Spend more Time in a Hammock?

How to Spend more Time in a Hammock? ~ by Dagmar Reinhard Two weeks before the Envision Festival, we picked Stephen Brooks up at the venue in Uvita. He was extremely busy coordinating between the different working-groups…

Scorpions

Scorpions ~ by Cesar Barrio Amorós We live in a natural environment that has been modified for some time.  Luckily, there is still native fauna living here and sharing space with us (animals do it reluctantly,…

Ant-Opia

Ant-Opia ~ by Perry Gladstone Of all the creatures in the jungle, it’s the tiny, mysterious ghost ants (Tapinoma melanocephalum) I am most impressed with. Appearing out of nowhere, no other creature seems to find food faster (while they…

Happy Tourists

Flying Mammals Reptilandia Park Sighting Wildlife Birds and more Fuego Brewery The Whale Resort Royal Palm, great furniture! Wine lovers rejoice! Lifeguards Rentals Fun and Funding Afro Flow Yoga – Hart Center Los Cusingos New…

Meaningful Experiences in Nature

Meaningful Experiences in Nature

Events South Pacific Lodging Architects & Construction Dining Attractions Real Estate Surf Transportation Wellness Indigenous Culture Meaningful Experiences in Nature If you ask a group of nature lovers if they have experienced memorable events in…

The Gentle Giants of Parque Reptilandia

Events South Pacific Lodging Architects & Construction Dining Attractions Real Estate Surf Transportation Wellness Indigenous Culture The Gentle Giants of Parque Reptilandia ~ by Roel de Plecker Parque Reptilandia is home to a big variety…