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  • Our new favorite breakfast joint 1 month ago Ted Jackson is serving breakfast at the El Pollo Palace on the plaza.   His morning special of two eggs, gallo pinto, maduras, and coffee for c1,500 is the best deal around. But next time I’m going to try his Biscuits and Gravy for c1,300. We’re going to make breakfast with Ted part of our...
  • Lids for Kids 2 months ago This scene is all too familiar in Costa Rica.  The whole family on the motorcycle, heads unprotected.  Steve thinks that, at least, the children should have helmets. He brings child-size bicycle helmets in his luggage from the US – he finds them at Goodwill and Salvation Army for about $2 a...
  • It's coming on Christmas 3 months ago They’re putting up the stands. Getting ready for the holidays in Playa Samara Beach means building the arena and bleachers for the traditional Corrido de Toros.  This temporary arena is built fresh every year. Ticos are a gentle people so they don’t so much fight the bulls as annoy them. ...
  • Rare Visitor? 3 months ago We spotted these turtle tracks on Carrillo Beach yesterday morning. The wide spacing between the fins suggests a very large nesting female, probably a rare and endangered Leatherback Turtle rather than our more common Olive Ridley.  Comments?
  • Montserrat raises the bar in Sámara 3 months ago Last Sat. night, Sámara was treated to an elegant fashion show and exposition of local designers. It was really a special event, so well put together and enjoyable. The cover charge was a children’s toy for Christmas. Tabanuco Restaurant, on the beach, hosted the “White Party” to show the... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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18:55 PM October 28, 2014

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