More than a Chocolate Tour - Osa, Uvita - Ballena Tales Magazine

More than a Chocolate Tour

~ by Annie DrakeCalling the Rancho Raíces tour a “Chocolate Tour” would be a severe understatement. It is so much more! We had a wonderful presentation with the owner Don German and his family to this 20 […]

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

How to Spend more Time in a Hammock?

~ by Dagmar ReinhardTwo 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 onsite, and mostly supervising the planting of an ever-growing forest of […]

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Yoga Philosophy ~ Part VI 1

Yoga Philosophy ~ Part VI

~ by Pilar Salazar The 8 Limbs of Ashtanga The Niyamas The second limb of Ashtanga Yoga is the “Niyamas”; they represent guidelines to be aware of in our daily lives.  The first one is “Sauca”, which […]

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Yoga Philosophy ~ Part V 2

Yoga Philosophy ~ Part V

by Pilar Salazar The Eight Limbs Yoga was never meant to be a one-hour workout. It was – and is – a path; it’s a 24-hour practice and a way to experience life. The space we take […]

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Simplify your Life in Paradise

Simplify your Life in Paradise

Simplify your Life in Paradise ~ by Trevor Brown Living in paradise is relative to your physical location and mental state You can live in a paradise in your mind; and yet, live somewhere almost […]

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salud, cacao y bienestar

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 chocolate to the bitter taste of the […]

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