Ballena Tales Magazine & Travel Guide - Library

Ballena Tales is a Magazine and Travel Guide for the South Pacific region of Costa Rica based in Uvita on the Costa Ballena since 2008. It connects companies of Costa Ballena and Osa - South Pacific with the rest of Costa Rica and the world. We are a multi-lingual and multi-professional team and are proud of our open and long-standing cooperation with national and international partners.

In Ballena Tales Magazine & Travel Guide you will find useful and entertaining information about sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, lifestyle, wildlife and adventure of the Osa Peninsula and Costa Ballena.

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Goat farm, Aprisco Hortensia Familia Morales, leche de cabras

Aprisco La Hortensia – A Goat Tale

about the benefits of goat’s milk: It has a lower content of casein and is hypo-allergenic milk. When it reaches the large intestine it helps in the development of the probiotic flora. Thanks to its high content of essential fatty acids it can decrease the total cholesterol and triglycerides levels, reduce high transaminases (GOT and GPT) and prevent cardiovascular diseases.

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Circular economy - Economìa circular

Circular economy?

The circular economy is synonymous with inclusive business models that are adaptable to the changing reality in which we currently live. It is necessary to convert the open and linear system of management of resources, […]

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Coffea diversa, coffee tour

The Coffea diversa Garden

Coffea diversa is the most innovative coffee plantation in the world, producing small quantities of a large number of rare and exotic botanical variants of coffee. Enjoy a one-day coffee tour, or live an intense coffee experience of “knowledge.

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Envision Festival Free plastic Libre Plastico Uvita

Tips: Safety on the Beach

Over the last 20 years, I’ve heard the same stories multiple times. Here is the first one “I locked up the car and hid my bag under the seat. But when I came back, one […]

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Stories Painted with Light

A nation without visual stories is a country without history. From George Melies, one of the first visual narrators, to the modern film industries, where Costa Ricans begin to appear. The seventh art is consolidated in […]

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Amazon Habitat in Reptilandia Un habitat como el amazonas

Reptilandia: A New Amazon Habitat

At Parque Reptilandia, we are always improving the enclosures for our animals. A study is made of the habitat of the concerning species by available literature and photographs. Sometimes the photographs are from my own […]

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Environment Garbage Beach Playa Osa Basura Medio ambiente

Environment: Cleaning the Canton of Osa

The volunteers who participated in the recent Beach Cleanups along Costa Ballena enthusiastically agreed that they were incredibly interesting actions: «We collaborated with a meritorious initiative, met new beaches and roads, made friends and enjoyed delicious meals […]

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Fit Dominical Ejercicio En forma Salvavidas Lifeguards Training

Training: Fit in Dominical

Dominical is not only a town known for its surfing, it’s known for the many activities that it offers. Just within the small town, you have many options for fitness activities aside from surfing, stand-up […]

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Rugby Team Costa Ballena Deportes Sports Uvita

Sports: Rugby in Costa Ballena

Are you familiar with Rugby? It is a high contact sport, created in England and popular in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa. It is the fastest growing sport in the United States and is […]

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Tara: A Sirena Saving Lives

Tara had just finished surfing at Dominical and was watching the waves and the sunset. It was after 5 p.m. and the lifeguards had already headed home for the day. Suddenly she noticed two people […]

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Marino Ballena National Park

The Safest place in Costa Rica

Costa Ballena is growing and with that comes a need for greater community security and essential services. Because development and infrastructure take time, it falls on the community itself to meet the most urgent needs. […]

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