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- Shuffle Up and Deal in Costa Rican Casinos 1 week ago Wheel of fortune (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When thinking about casino destinations, Costa Rica doesn't exactly rank up there with Las Vegas, Macau, and other gambling meccas, but the country does boast around 40 small gambling establishments. With that said, the gambling scene in Costa Rica is not...
- The Cost of Owning and Driving a Car in Costa Rica Can Be Daunting 3 weeks ago We purchased our first Costa Rican car, a 2006 Mitsubishi Montero Sport (diesel, 4x4) when we first arrived here back in November, 2008. Those were the days when we were more flush with cash than we are now. It didn't seem a great luxury at the time even though the cost was nearly twice what you'd...
- Don't Let the Big Bugs Block Your View of the Little Ones in Costa Rica 2 months ago Assassin bug (Photo credit: Gerry Dincher) Big bugs! That's what often sticks in the minds of people who have been to the tropics for their 2-week vacation. They can be impressive, that's for sure, and Costa Rica certainly has its share of big bugs, and maybe then some. We usually view them with...
- Five Years After Cyclone Alma Community Rebuilds Bridge 2 months ago Cyclone Alma slamming into C.A. May 29-30, 2008, Costa Rica and Nicaragua were hit by a rare Pacific cyclone, Alma. It was the most eastern reach of any Pacific cyclone in history. The storm was quickly downgraded to a tropical storm as it hit the shore, but left up to 15 inches of rain, carried...
- Costa Rican Wedding in Los Santos 2 months ago Floral bouquet for the bride Our closest neighbor's oldest son, Alban, was married in the bride's town of San Andr
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Website Reviews » There are 35 reviews on A Dull Roar
11:05 AM November 01, 2012
This is a very intelligent and well done blog. He writes about Perez Zeledon (San Isidro de el General) area. His blogs ranges from his kid's adventures at school to navigating the health care system to beautiful nature photos. He seems like a handy guy and is often building something which I find interesting too. I read lots of stuff about Costa Rica and this is one of my favorites.
15:21 PM December 11, 2012
Best blog from Costa Rica! Love hearing all about the family, CR, the weather, floura & fauna, etc etc!
19:10 PM December 11, 2012
I read this blog every day.
19:38 PM December 11, 2012
I love reading this blog. It's full of great information on living in Costa Rica. As we are planning to move to Costa Rica not far from where Casey lives, I find the information invaluable!
15:34 PM December 12, 2012
Very informative blog!
15:50 PM December 12, 2012
This is one of my favorite C.R. blogs. I appreciate the variety of info on C.R and enjoy hearing about their adventures and day-to-day life. I'm living vicariously through Casey and his family. Thanks for sharing with us!!
16:10 PM December 12, 2012
A Dull Roar is certainly one of the best blogs about Costa Rica if not the very best! The insights are so helpful. It is obvious that Casey experiences Costa Rica from perspectives of curiosity, thoughtfulness and patience. This is so helpful for those of us who live here as well as those thinking about moving here. Thank you, Casey for all you do to help provide insight, other ways of thinking and pure joy in the life that we have here!
16:36 PM December 12, 2012
A Dull Roar is my favorite blog. Casey writes beautifully and manages to infuse rich meaning into his narratives - whether writing about his family, the weather, animals of all kinds, the crazy Costa Rican laws, the beauty of the countryside....As a new settler in Perez Zeledon, I appreciate his insights into many aspects of life here. And usually find them spot on. I know his wife and sister through the wonderful women's club here in San Isidro and appreciate their being willing to share aspects of their daily lives through his writings in this blog! Pura Vida.
21:31 PM December 12, 2012
Well written with interesting content, not just filler. Also respectful of the culture and the subject matter is diverse.
09:07 AM December 13, 2012
absolutely love this blog, always positive and realist comments,i reside in Costa Rica for 10 years, really know it inside out,and found Casey always describing the life and wild life and every thing so realistic. Well done.
14:27 PM December 13, 2012
This blog has the most practical information. I, too, am moving from Oregon to Atenas and the blog has provided practical tips. It is the most pertinent to my situation.
17:40 PM December 13, 2012
I really liked it
18:28 PM December 13, 2012
This is one of my favorite blogs. Subjects are diverse and always very interesting and informative.
18:58 PM December 13, 2012
As a ham from Oregon with aspirations of living in CR, I find this a great blog to visit!
20:19 PM December 13, 2012
This blog makes me want to live in CR. Beautifully detailed
21:02 PM December 13, 2012
The best way for a gringa to enjoy CR without leaving Oregon!
22:45 PM December 13, 2012
All good. Nice to hear that things are good in CR
23:12 PM December 13, 2012
01:34 AM December 14, 2012
Easy to read, a real window into life in Costa Rica!
11:43 AM December 14, 2012
I just recently found it...bookmarked now.
12:22 PM December 14, 2012
Always nice to read about CR from a non Costa Rican. It gives another sight on life there. Nice photo's as well. 73, Bas
18:06 PM December 14, 2012
18:47 PM December 14, 2012
A Dull Roar is a wonderful blog about living in Costa Rica. Informative, insightful, entertaining...always a pleasure to read! Thanks, Casey--keep up the good work!
03:18 AM December 15, 2012
I have been following this blog since 2008 and am totally in love with Costa Rica from afar. This blogger really helps you understand what it would be like to live there...the good and the bad are both detailed with words and pictures. Excellent job.
17:17 PM December 15, 2012
This is one of my favorite blogs. I have been following it for at least 3 years.
18:01 PM December 15, 2012
I enjoy reading Casey's blog. When my wife and I visited Costa Rica at the end of October, we had the pleasure of meeting Casey and his family at his home in CR. His wife is truly a talented artist and he has the gift with words!
04:37 AM December 16, 2012
Been following this blog for several months. Enjoy learning about C R. and know that you are enjoying yourself there.
11:26 AM December 16, 2012
A very informative blog on CR. Good read!
11:34 AM December 16, 2012
A Dull Roar is an amazing and very informative blog about Costa Rica. I simply love it. He writes about everything from politics, travel to art projects. I know that when I will go to Costa Rica, and I will one day, I can leave my Lonely Planet book at home. Vote up for Casey!
15:14 PM December 16, 2012
I've known these two before they put the "ex" in expat!! I won't miss the updates.... very informative, and well written and thoughtful! Keep up the great work!
16:27 PM December 16, 2012
Love this blog. I've always dreamed about moving to Costa Rica, and most websites just don't have the depth of info this one does. I feel, as I read it, that I'm getting a glimpse inside how it really feels to live in the region of Costa Rica he does. Its refreshing, and renews my wish that I could move there someday.
20:24 PM December 16, 2012
I dont feel like myself anytime I didnt visit this blog... Really the best
22:30 PM December 16, 2012
This is a great blog. If you want to know anything about Costa Rica...this is the place to come! Well written and informative...definitely a must read :-)
02:29 AM December 17, 2012
This blog covers a whole lot of information about Costa Rica which is very useful to those who are retiring and considering a dramatic landscape like Costa Rica. Kudos to Casey for job well done!
17:22 PM December 18, 2012
I have learned so much on Dull Roar about Costa Rica. I have always wanted to visit Costa Rica because of the beauty. Not only have I learned about the beauty of the landscape but the people and culture of the Costco. If your looking for information about Costco Rica the Dull Roar is the blog to visit.