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Art and Culture: La casa del Artista

For me, art is the way to get to know oneself, by self observation to access a higher level of consciousness where being no longer occurs, nor is it carried from here to there by circumstances. It is a level of understanding where we realize that knowing is not the same as comprehending. The greatest […]

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Feria Tinamastes – The Solutions Table

Do we question what happens to our trash once we throw it in the bin? Whether it’s taken away in a truck, or to a collection center; once out of sight, out of mind…then no longer our problem! In the spirit of the New Year, a time of reflection and renewal, we at Feria Tinamastes propose […]

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Costa Rica: Angry Birds

Costa Rica: Angry Birds

In a film of angry birds in Costa Rica the main protagonist would be the striking Red-headed barbet (Eubucco boucieri). This small bird weighing only 15 cms provokes mixed feelings, since its brilliant scarlet head draws attention, resembling a round, angry red human face. We usually find these birds, curiously related to the toucans, in […]

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Tropical Insects: Amazing Leaf-Cutter Ants

Tropical Insects: Amazing Leaf-Cutter Ants

I never cease to be amazed by the leaf-cutter ants. The most common species of tropical insects in Costa Ballena is Atta cephalotes, and it has been accomplishing some truly astounding feats for millions of years. Let’s have a look at a few. Leaf-cutting ants harvest around 15% of all the green matter produced by […]

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The New Trincheras in San Isidro | Las nuevas Trincheras en San Isidro

The New Trincheras in San Isidro

Trincheras (trenches) is an independent and self-managed cultural and artistic project, located in the heart of San Isidro de El General. It was born in 2012 with the idea of promoting art, culture and books, and supporting any other theatrical manifestation. In the beginning the project had to be sustained by its members, family and […]

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