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Ojochal. If there is a town along Costa Ballena that genuinely deserves to be called a tranquil spot, it is Ojochal. I If you seek quiet and calm, you will find it here. Thats the […]
The impact of Nature on Human Health Author: Manuela Siegfried, Certified Forest Therapy Facilitator in Costa Rica. I was born in Costa Rica, daughter of an adventurous biologist who taught me from a very young […]
The Good Life All in a Few Hundred Meters Author: Trevor Brown Specific locations and residents help in shaping the town’s atmosphere and vibe. Situated beachfront, hugging the south bank of the Baru River, Dominical […]
Uvita’s Great Culinary Diversity Author: Louisa Bayer Uvita offers more than beautiful beaches, green nature, and great species diversity. The diversity of wildlife and plants is just as significant as its culinary offer. Almost on […]
Mercury the Planet of Light and Communication Author: Naïka Gabriel Naïka Gabriel is an Evolutionary Astrologer, Writer, Teacher, and amateur Herbalist. Naïka has studied astrology since she was 13 years old and earned her certificate […]
A lifestyle of sewing and surfing, life changes! AUTHOR: Allison Burns Traveling has been a passion of mine for several years, allowing me to go outside my comfort zones and connect with people while learning […]
HOW TO HEAL YOUR HEART-BODY-MIND AUTHOR: Karolina Magdalena The beauty of Costa Ballena makes it a stunning place to visit or live. The surrounding ocean, rivers, waterfalls, even trees, and the sounds of animals offer […]
The mangrove forest and its massive maze and the intertwining of trees and roots is considered to be a critical component acting to subdue tidal surge, reduce erosion, provide opportunities for recreation and serve as nurseries for fisheries.
In each magazine edition, writers often relate to a topic relevant to the particular timing of the publication. Unfortunately, we are all writing with heavy hearts about the loss of Dagmar in this issue. Her vibrant personality and dedication to this magazine will surely be missed.
I had the opportunity to take a Caño Island tour. Since I was a little kid, I have loved swimming in the ocean and looking out for all the sea creatures.
In Costa Rica, we have over 50 species of bees. From the Apis melifera (an introduced species), to many others that have co-evolved with native plants.
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