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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.

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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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Umweltorganisation Osa Vive

OSA VIVE!

Osa Vive (OV) is an organization defending the environment, founded in 2018 to prevent illegal development and strives to ensure responsible environmental development.

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La iguana verde

The Green Iguana

The Green Iguana Author: Levin Sallamon If you have decided to travel to Costa Rica, you will probably have chosen this destination, not least because of the breath-taking biodiversity. Wherever you look, the wildlife on […]

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Ruby´s Palm Art

Ruby´s Palm Art

Ruby´s Palm Art Author: Ruby & Steve Fergus Indigenous cultures treat plants with great respect. Viewed as spiritual entities that  required nurturing and soothing. A world  where a human being was part of, rather than  […]

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Sailcargo & Coffee 4

Sailcargo & Coffee

Sailcargo & Coffee AUTHOR: Jeremy Starn SAILCARGO INC. is proud to be partnering with Café William to deliver the first zero-emission sailing cargo ship, which will transport coffee beans from South America to Café William’s […]

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5 propósitos para el Año Nuevo

Five New Year’s Resolutions

Five New Year’s Resolutions AUTHOR: Alexandra Luty Going into a new year might involve reflection about the year that just passed and what we hope for in the coming year. For many, this consists of […]

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Guía Gratuita para viajeros, South Pacific of Costa Rica free magazine

Ballena Tales #82, Free South Pacific of Costa Rica Magazine

Ballena Tales is an essential free guide and digital comprehensive magazine for travelers, residents, and investors covering Costa Ballena in the Canton of Osa in the South Pacific of Costa Rica. It is a fully bilingual, bi-monthly, and full-color digital magazine. 

The magazine introduces the reader to the life of the local community, with interviews of pioneers, writers, and artists, as well as extensive information on restaurants, hotels, experiences, natural attractions, and wildlife of the South Pacific of Costa Rica.

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ceviche tipicamente tico

Typically Costa Rican

Typically Costa Rican AUTHOR: Leonard Schütz Costa Rica shows versatility at all levels, be it with people, the landscape, the animal world, or food. Thanks to the tropical climate, everything grows everywhere; the warm temperatures […]

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El camino del tapir

Novel: The Path of the Tapir

The Path of the Tapir AUTHOR: Michael Jarvis The Path of the Tapir follows an investigation into the deaths of two young American women and the subsequent chase for an expat who befriended them, seen by […]

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Pulseándola bonito... 5

Pulseándola bonito…

Perhaps, you have never seen red Costarrican mammon or a long yucca root? So, he friendly explains the products. Depending on the season, you’ll find a wide range of exotic fruit at Harry’s Fruit & Vegetables. Harry buys directly from local farmers, making the products more affordable, savings he passes on to his customers. On the other hand, less distance means fresher merchandise.

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The Bicycle, a Lifestyle in the Canton of Osa 6

The Bicycle, a Lifestyle in the Canton of Osa

Bicycles are more than a means of transportation in the canton of Osa. They are a tradition, an instrument of work, recreation, and, above all, a fundamental element in the area’s history. That is why we from the National Museum took on investigating and telling this story for the canton’s inhabitants and the visitors to the area.

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Property Guide

Property Guide

Property Guide AUTHOR: Mauro Esquivel For the purchase and sale of properties, we want to leave you a guide in case you need to present your declaration or simply as information for your knowledge. How […]

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