The brilliant interpretation of the “Baroque Nomade Ensemble” resounded through the air of the Cristal Ballena Hotel and was rewarded with copious applause by the audience. Doña Herta and Don Waldemar, owners of the hotel, are art lovers, especially of music. For many years they have hosted concerts in the hotel’s elegant facilities. Last August “Le […]
Michael is a professional photographer and creator of mandalas (which means “circle” or “wheel” in Sanskrit.) He recommends us “to Contemplate these geometrical designs such as the Flower of Life to align our thoughts, visions and perceptions to perfection”. “The flower gives the meaning and origin of all the information of the universe”! The DNAs […]
From November 4-11 the “World Rafting Championship” will be held in the Aluminé River in the Patagonia of Argentina. The river is born in the lake of the same name and crosses the Neuquén province from north to south, parallel to the Andes Mountain Range. The riverbed is narrow, surrounded by high mountains and has […]
We arrived around 7 pm. A couple of diners were enjoying their meal in the restaurant with a large open terrace, nice breeze, soft lighting and relaxing background music. For those who have not yet visited the recently opened Mystic Sushi in Uvita, they will be surprised to be greeted by Rocío Chaverri and Juan […]
Dear Readers, As a longtime citizen in paradise I couldn´t have described better what stirs us here in the South Pacific of Costa Rica than Mr. Rico (author of Q media websites): “Once upon a time, people used to move to first world countries like the USA and Canada to seek out new opportunities. Today, […]
While the media is warning that the country discards 564 tons of plastic a day, Osa sets an example by promising to become the first plastic-free canton in Costa Rica. Andrés Vargas, one of the forerunners of the “Osa Libre de Plástico” movement and member of the Board of Directors of CATUOSA (Osa Chamber of […]
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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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