Sandy-Shorts

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Sandy-Shorts
News shorts from Samara Beach, Costa Rica. Sand in my shorts. Sand in my shoes Retired Seattle architect. Retooled in Costa Rica
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  • Yellow-throated beauty 4 days ago Look who visited Aqua-yoga class today – a Bare-throated Tiger -Heron.  Although this is not my photo, the bird looked just like this, topping out at 30 inches.  They’re common on both coasts of Costa Rica.  Today’s sighing was just 10 kilometers from Casa Mango and Casa Papaya.
  • Lids for Kids 6 days ago Two more noggins protected.  We gave helmets to these young motorcyclists when we saw them outside the grocery store this morning.  We buy used helmets for a couple bucks at Goodwill and bring them in our luggage.  They take up little room and almost no weight.   Leave no child unlidded!
  • Buzzing Samara 2 weeks ago I live in one of the prettiest landscapes imaginable, with thick deciduous forests. Volcanic mountains that reach right down to the sea. Crystal blue waves crashing on rock formations. Secret beaches waiting to be discovered. Sea turtles in the bays.  . Schools of fish off shore from light sand...
  • Sales tax may be the future of Costa Rica 3 weeks ago A few months ago, the Costa Rican government told us to collect sales tax (venta) on our vacation rentals. There was a lot of controversy and arguments in the courts but finally all powers agreed that it was law.  We started immediately to collect this tax and, since then, I have learned a few...
  • Our new favorite breakfast joint 2 months 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...

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Brendan
18:55 PM October 28, 2014

calm simple and fun

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