Ants need a new PR
Ants of CR could use better PR According to The Encyclopedia Britannica, ants are second only to human beings as the
Tamarindo Pop Quiz
Tamarindo Pop Quiz Longtime Tamarindo resident Valerie Townley recently moved back to California after spending many of the community’s early formative
Costa Rica’s Coral Reefs
The Ocean's Rainforest To paraphrase an old adage, "As go the coral reefs, so goes the planet." Although they represent only
If You Hear Thunder
Lightning and thunder are consistent elements of any tropical environment. Situated between 8 and 12 degrees north of the equator,
Seeing Forests for the Trees
Half a Dozen Types in Costa Rica The biodiversity of Costa Rica never ceases to astound even those with significant botanical
Semana Santa Superstitions
In Costa Rica, the religious and cultural significance of Semana Santa, or Holy Week, rivals and possibly supersedes that of
Reaching the Highest Peaks in Costa Rica
Pictured above: Cerro Chirripo. Several of Costa Rica’s highest mountain peaks retain the name they were given by native Americans.
A View from the Saddle
Bookshelf –A View from the Saddle: Author’s Rancho Dream Comes True. The past two decades have seen a cascade of
Music Spotlight: Band X
Band X to the Rescue! It’s a Friday night in Guanacaste as the six-piece rock group takes the stage.
Costa Rican Holiday Cuisine
Costa Rican Holiday Cuisine: Tasty Traditions. Food is an integral part of the equation for any culture that celebrates Christmas.