South Pacific Costa Rica Travel Guide

Costa Ballena and Costa Rica South Pacific travel guide, Articles & Posts

Costa Rica South Pacific Travel Guide – Stay up to date – check our latest articles and posts about Costa Ballena and South Pacific Costa Rica and what’s going on here! Here you will find the hottest content of our Current Issue and also articles that didn’t fit in there any more…

In Ballena Tales Magazine & Costa Rica South Pacific Travel Guide you will find useful information about Osa Peninsula and Costa Ballena attractions, lifestyle, wildlife, hotels, restaurants, tours, events, activities, medical services, and real estate.

 …and if you’re a local or returning visitor to the area of Costa Rica South Pacific, maybe we’ve got all you need to catch up on. Articles of past events Ballena Tales Magzine has covered may be featured in our Library section. And History-Milestone, highlight some of our historic events.

Manu Prefab, New Building Methods

Manu Prefab strongly believes that the cost advantages, strength of the buildings, high insulation value, and time / cost-saving advantages of the prefabricated panels are very appealing

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Sierpe in Osa: Very Special for Sighting Wildlife!

Sierpe de Osa is a rural village surrounded by gardens, farms, rivers, estuaries, and the rainforest. Squirrel monkeys, as well as howler and capuchin are aware that they can find plenty of fruits, leaves, insects, and other delicious snacks. One of their ever-favorite is wild guava, of which there are many in the Blue Channel.

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Simplify your Life in Paradise

~ by Trevor Brown Simplify your Life in Paradise Living in paradise is relative to your physical location and mental state You can live in a paradise in…

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Corcovado National Park

Corcovado National Park, Osa Peninsula: Cradle of Biodiversity By Luis H. Galera Photos by Amigos Area Conservación Osa Corcovado National Park, which, according to some locals, is named…

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Fuego Brew Co., fire from the river

Fuego Brew Co., fire from the river By Trevor Brown With Costa Rica’s rapidly growing craft beer market, and a small bohemian beach town on the rise becoming…

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Wine lovers rejoice!

Wine lovers rejoice! Your favorite wine at El Rancho Restaurant, Hotel Villas Río Mar By Dagmar Reinhard In Costa Rica, wine at restaurants can be very expensive, and…

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Why surfers are so cool?

Why surfers are so cool? by Trevor Brown One of surfing’s greatest legends Andy Irons said it best “I surf because I’m always a better person when I…

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Envision Festival: Seven years of Cultural Exchange

Envision Festival: Seven years of Cultural Exchange by Dagmar Reinhard From February 23rd to 26th, Uvita will be hosting the 7th year of Envision, the biggest event ever…

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The Panama Canal was the Culprit

~ by Jill Green from San Josecito My grandson, Sebastián León Hines, just had his 15th birthday. Excited enough to make the transition from kid to high school teenager, and though…

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Fresh at the Feria: The Cacao

~ by Luba Nikolayev Cacao is considered by ancient civilizations to be a gift from the gods, and is still loved around the world today. From the aromatic sweet smell of…

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Costa Rican’s Version of the Wild Turkey

~ by Jack Ewing Please Don’t Eat One for Thanksgiving or Christmas… The Great Curassow is the largest bird in Path of the Tapir Biological Corridor. An ornithologist who, in 1996,…

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Culture, sports, and a good environment

~ by John Bisner I have always liked football (soccer) as a sporting activity and a cultural option that improves people’s health and education. Sports are very motivating for young people,…

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Dangerous spiders

Other creatures that are always going to be part of our lives in Costa Ballena are spiders. Feared by many, spiders represent the second largest group of animals…

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The Varela Family sells healthy organic greens at Uvita’s farmers’ market

At Uvita’s farmers’ market, Mauren and Ademar are the most constant sellers, who every Saturday, for over the past 8 years, sell their fresh, certified organic vegetables and…

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The Boruca Little Devils’ Game

By Cristhian González Gómez The Boruca Little Devils’Gam is a ceremony, which takes place between December 30 and January 2, originally named Cagbrúˇ rójc (1) in Brunca language,…

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Costa Ballena, a paradise in the Making

~ by Trevor Brown When I moved to Dominical, the road connecting Costa Ballena to Quepos was unpaved; the single lane, washboard road, took about 1.5 hours to navigate via old…

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The South Pacific: a spectacular destination

The South Pacific: a spectacular destination ~ by Carlos León The South Pacific is one of the best tourist destinations in Costa Rica; there is a wide variety of attractions…

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The G-String Cowboys: Pure & natural Costa Rican chemistry!

Interview with The G-String Cowboys Three gringo expats living in the Southern Pacific Zone of Costa Rica: A guitar-pickin’ old-school country singer/songwriter from Kansas; an electric rock-blues-swing lead guitarist/singer from Boston; and a…

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The Jewel of Osa

Texto y foto: Jeane Brennan The southwest of Costa Rica, the Osa Peninsula, has so…

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Music School GM

~ by Dagmar Reinhard Far from being just a cultural project, the Music School…

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Suzanne and the Hart Center at Vista Ballena Hotel

~ by Dagmar Reinhard The Vista Ballena Hotel in Uvita is under new management. Suzanne Hart,…

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Pancito Cafe 6th Anniversary

Clients, Friends, and neighbors gathered at the Plaza de los Delfines, located at the…

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The Ferocious Skull Cave

The Ferocious Skull Cave at Ventanas Beach ~ by Rachel Wyrostek From Piñuelas beach,…

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Yoga Philosophy ~ Part IV ~ Hatha Yoga

Yoga Philosophy ~ Part IV ~ Hatha Yoga ~ by Pilar Salazar In my…

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