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  • 72 hours in Samara 1 month ago So, I thought this bug was very attractive when it showed up on my door screen the other day. It’s about the 3″ across.  A moth?  Reminds me of a pair of oak tree helicopters. I was so surprised to find the next day that it had changed into these beautiful velvety colors. And by …Read More
  • Fans Redux 3 months ago All of the broken fans didn’t all end up in the landfill.  Some washed down the river and returned to the beach with the tide.  Trash pick-up in Costa Rica only happens in urban locales.  So, if you don’t have a car, are you going to take it to town on the bus?  Probably not.
  • End of a Season 4 months ago Summer is over here in Costa Rica – usually December through April – and it’s cooled off. Back in November, we saw for the first time an abundance of inexpensive table fans for sale and we all bought them. Expecting a summer hotter and drier than usual, which proved to be true, we out one...
  • Not quite first flush 5 months ago The raging Mala Noche river received a lot of rain last night, a real good soaker.  And this morning it flows for the first time since November.  After the “first flush” the bay is brown with soil eroded from the river banks above.  Not so this morning. Although it’s unfortunate that a lot...
  • It's a jungle out there. 5 months ago While on our morning walk today, we encountered a beautiful Tarantula crawling up a rock wall.  Suddenly this huge and vicious insect came in and in a bare few moments TOOK HIM OUT.  Wrestled him to the floor, killed him and then flew a way.  Turns out he’s a Tarantula Hawk Wasp and this is... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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