Living in the tropics has its advantages but it also had its share of disadvantages that come along with the package. I don’t believe that there is such thing as a perfect place, and if there is by the time you get there it is no longer perfect. What I mean to say is that
Almost every morning the Capuchin (white faced) monkeys come by our new place and feast on some of the flowers growing on the vines around our trees. There is a family of around 12 of them that make their way by the pool then up to the main house.
I have been spending more time at the Hacienda Okhra Project trying to get ready for the busy season. We are estimating a production of over 700 heads of lettuce plus another 15 kilos of other veggies i.e., tomatoes, peppers, basil, pickles etc. per week. We hope to increase production and add in an aquaponics
The other day I had to run to Chepe (San Jose) to take care of some business at the U.S. Embassy. Normally I would just drive, but I noticed that I could fly with Nature Air for less than it would cost to drive. I didn’t want to leave Lyndsey and the kiddo’s at home
The bulletins were terrifying: a powerful earthquake had struck off the coast of this Central American country, spawning a tsunami warning and bringing fears of widespread catastrophe. I was in the water and felt something abnormal, almost like some type of whale or shark was trying to surface underneath my board, while Lyndsey and the
You do not necessarily need an attorney to get residency in Costa Rica as long as you follow all of the required steps to get your residency. When we got our residency, after having a baby in Costa Rica, we did it ourselves. The following steps are the requirements needed to get your vinculo residency
Our dog Judah, a nine year old Labrador retriever, made the trip to Costa Rica a few months after we came down with my Mom. We decided since we had enough on our platter with me being 7 months pregnant, having a two year old, and not having a house rented yet, we were better
So Costa Rica has been quite the adventure so far! Living in a country that is literally crawling with all types of life has it’s ups and downs. Rainy season has been in effect for over a month now and I have to say I really don’t mind it at all, in fact, I almost
Well we finally made it down to the beach house in Santa Teresa, where we will be hanging for the next five months. In the mean time we will check out the community and see if this is where we want to hang our hat for while.
We made it to the last month of pregnancy! Here are a few pics of my current condition, barefoot and pregnant in the jungle. Everything is going really well, we got the crib set up yesterday and I separated all the baby girl clothes into sizes. Only thing is i’ve yet to find newborn