Over the past couple of months, Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary has begun positive reinforcement training (PRT) with some of the sanctuary´s resident animals. PRT is used widely in a number of accredited zoos and sanctuaries worldwide. It is valuable in enabling animals to cooperate voluntarily with a keeper through rewarding good behavior, most commonly with a […]
We are proud to know RE/MAX agent Bruce Johnson and his daughter Holly (17), a father-daughter team dedicated to raise awareness and funds to support Sick Children’s Hospitals throughout the Americas and to report on their achievements. Mary Johnson and daughter Jocelyn (14) are also very involved and work behind the scenes coordinating the Johnson […]
Blessed with the friendship of some of Dominical´s best tour operators, Linda had the chance to visit the mangroves, the famous whale’s tail, Ventanas, to practice SuP at the Barú River, and hike to Nauyaca Falls.
Philippe and Mireille, owners of Pancito Cafe, are well known in Ojochal. Early in the morning, delicious aromas emanate from the place, the smell of fresh bread, croissants and freshly brewed coffee. They serve breakfast on the large terrace overlooking the garden, covered, with lush vegetation and the river just passing by. The clients arrive, […]
Tinamastes Fair is a place where the community is strengthened, not just a market where you make your purchases of local and organic products. The Tinamastes Fair is an initiative of Vida Auténtica, a non-profit organization that is dedicated to education about organic agriculture, health, green economy and the environment. Every Tuesday morning, you can […]
Accused and condemned for the theft of the Virgin of the Angels in 1950, José León Sánchez, whom La Nación would call the monster of the Basilica, regained his freedom on June 8, 1970. After a ew years of “disoriented adolescence,” stuck in the world of juvenile misdeeds and condemned to more than thirty years […]
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Costa Ballena, Osa, South Pacific Costa Rica
Costa Ballena is the place where the forest meets the South Pacific Ocean in the Osa Canton. It comprises the area from the Barú River, crossing the bridge at Dominical all the way to the mouth of Térraba River in Coronado. The following small towns belong to the area: Dominical – Dominicalito – Hermosa Beach – San Josecito – Uvita – Bahía – La Union – Ballena – Ojochal – Punta Mala and Coronado. Visit Marino Ballena National Park the famous Whale’s Tail, with a length of about 2296 feet and a width of 820 feet, it is the world’s third-largest sandbank. During the low tide, you can walk to its very end.
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