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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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Superb Costa Rican Coffee

Superb Costa Rican Coffee

Superb Costa Rican Coffee Costa Rican coffee is the best due to the plant varieties used, the unique areas in which the coffee is grown, and how the coffee is processed and harvested. Costa Rica […]

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Luxury Home Tax Reform Project

Popularly known as the luxury home tax reform project, the Costa Rica Ministry of Finance expects a prompt legislative discussion of the bill that reforms the solidarity tax to strengthen housing programs (ISO),

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Oda

Ode to the woman that coloured our sky

Ode to the woman that colored our sky AUTHOR: Roel de Plecker In 2014 the non-governmental organization ASOMACAO, started a reintroduction program for scarlet macaws (Ara macao) at the private property of Gaia Hotel and Land […]

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Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage AUTHOR: Susie Atkinson The cultural heritage of a nation or region is not solely composed of monuments and museum collections, but also of living intangible expressions inherited from our ancestors and passed on […]

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Liquid Face Lift

Liquid Face Lift

Liquid Face Lift AUTHOR: Dra. Mónica Alfaro The face shows different signs of aging, from sunspots to loss of volume either from bone reabsorption or fat loss in the tissues.  This causes sagging and thinning […]

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Itellum expanding the fastest internet

ITELLUM THE FASTEST INTERNET ON THE PACIFIC COAST

THE FASTEST INTERNET ON THE PACIFIC COAST – Itellum have been operating in Costa Rica since 2011, being the first operator to handle the concept of international 1: 1 symmetry, improving response times and global latency for all our clients. We have different international exit routes through both oceans. We can provide connectivity services at a regional level in Central America and several countries in South America, the US, and Mexico.

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THE BORUCA GALLERY GIFTSHOP

THE BORUCA GALLERY GIFTSHOP

THE BORUCA GALLERY GIFTSHOP Boruca Gallery Gift Shop is located at Pacific Edge Eco Retreat in Dominicalito, just south of Playa Dominical. The gift shop has grown thru its’ 28 years, having a wide collection […]

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Cooking Chef

WHEN I AM COOKING, IT JUST HAPPENS

WHEN I AM COOKING, IT JUST HAPPENS AUTHOR: CHIARA KOLL Massimo Capra’s insignia is his great mustache. However, he didn’t reach his fame thanks to this notable feature. Massimo Capra is one of the most […]

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success

A SUCCESS STORY!

BALLENA TALES A SUCCESS STORY! AUTHOR: Dagmar Reinhard In 2007, after a long journey through many countries, I came to Uvita. A friend employed me as his assistant manager at the Whales and Dolphins Hotel […]

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Mosaic Restaurant Uvita

MOSAIC WINE BAR and SUSHI

  MOSAIC WINE BAR and SUSHI AUTHOR: CASEY SIEMASKO Humans aren’t very logical creatures. Sure, we like to pretend we’re rational beings. But as it turns out, our emotions drive more than 80% of our […]

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Barú River

GRAND BARÚ RIVER

AUTHOR: JACK EWING In the mountains above the San Juan de Dios town runs the Caña Blanca River, which flows into the Guabo River, which later flows into the Barú River in Barú. About ten […]

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Soccer lessons are life lessons as well

Academia de Fútbol Uvita (AFU)

Academia de Fútbol Uvita (AFU) La Academia de Fútbol Uvita (AFU) es una organización integral en Uvita que está decidida a ayudar a los niños locales, de 5 a 15 años, a través del fútbol […]

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roosterfish

Roosterfish and Tuna Galore

Roosterfish and Tuna Galore AUTHOR: Captain Willy Atencio   Hello from beautiful Drake Bay, Costa Rica. It’s a shame we have fewer tourists this time of year versus in the dry season. While I understand […]

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Leben

At the age of 66, that’s when life begins!

Life: The band took a short break. Now the strings of the Casal quartet sound again and put all their skills to the test. Guests of the Hotel Cristal Ballena listen to the sounds of the musicians against the impressive backdrop; ocean and mountains surround the phenomenal atmosphere of the hotel.

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