Climate, Mood and Environment
Author: Nicole Joss
Ojochal & Zürich, Suiza
Sure Climate, Mood and Environment are connected! We are all interested. Today no one can ignore the weather news.
Our weather apps show what’s happening here and in the intercontinental sky up to the minute.
Without looking at the weather every day, nothing is planned anymore, no excursion or event, especially no trip.
Well, what scale of the world barometer of mood are you currently at? Rather in a freezing and wintry meridian or the hot and tropical climate of Costa Rica, which is opening the skin’s pores?
I write this article from cold Switzerland. I am very familiar with the lovely and pleasant temperatures on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.
Long pants and a sweater from home are welcome on the first hikes in San José. The capital of Costa Rica is located in the Central Valley at an altitude of 1,170 meters and is pleasantly cool and sometimes chilly. Imagine that in 2017 it even briefly snowed in the tropical capital.
My goal is always Uvita heading to the warm South Pacific. You can already see that Costa Rica has several climatic zones in this trip of a few hours, and they all feel different. More precisely, there are three.
The tropical lowlands of the Pacific and Caribbean coasts are up to 600 meters. The plateau in the country’s interior is the Central Plateau with 800 – 1,600 m and the high mountains where among others, it shows the Cerro Chirripó with its proud 3820 meters of altitude.
Chirripó is the highest mountain in Costa Rica and the country’s highest point between Guatemala and the South American Andes. With good visibility, you can see the Pacific and the Caribbean Sea from its summit. The beautiful and rare quetzal birds are at home in the Chirripó area.
Warm clothing has become unnecessary in many areas, though it is welcome in the mountains around Chirripó since it can be freezing up there, especially at night.
During 2020, Ballena Tales Travel and Service Guide Magazine has published numerous uplifting, constructive, and thought-provoking articles on nature, people’s initiatives, or a healthy lifestyle. Our contributing authors are members of our community, business owners, and individuals with deep knowledge and love of the South Pacific, thus creating an oasis of inspiration and well-being for you to enjoy.
Manassah is from Chicago (Illinois) and has lived in Uvita for five years. She left behind her job as a court reporter, well paid, and no less stressed in the metropolis of Chicago with a population of nearly 3 million people. The need for a change in her life was prevalent. After volunteering at the Hostel Cascada Verde in Uvita in 2009, she decided to focus on moving to Uvita permanently.
Hello from beautiful Drake Bay, Costa Rica. We are thankful to be back on the water fishing every day. Right now, the Tuna are biting like crazy. There are large schools of Tuna right by Cano Island.
What were my life expectations when I landed into this wild and lush unknown? “Something else.” On the eve of my departure, I look back at these last four and a half years with a heart full of gratitude. Costa Rica has grown under my skin, and I’ll carry it with me for the rest of my life.
He who is looking for authentic quality cocoa without artificial additives has found the perfect place. The idea for Cacao Puro Muba Uvita came from Mrs. Sylvia Beita. She is indigenous of the Cabécar tribe of Ujarrás. As a child, she learned from her grandmother how to get the best out of cocoa. For five years now, she and her husband Enrique have created artisan products from cocoa beans.
The new income tax brackets are effective from January 1 to December 31, 2021. An adjustment must be made each year, as provided in Law 7092, and in accordance with the Consumer Price Index.
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On Saturday night, Óscar, director of the Tortuga Beach Reserve (RPT) in Ojochal, had a hunch and decided to accompany some volunteers who would monitor Playa Hermosa. It is a place that in recent months has received dozens of olive ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) that come to nest.
Starting in Real Estate is the least expected adventure that I would have ever thought of. Just about four years ago, I didn’t know what Real Estate really meant. It triggered a series of activities, both of a commercial nature, dreams, and personal inspirations.
What to do, Where to eat and Where to stay…
- Activities and Tours
- Whale Watching Tour
- Natural Attractions
- Marino Ballena National Park
- Hotels and Accommodations