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A lush reserve with a storied past: Reserva El Quetzal

It’s not every nature reserve whose story can be traced back to volcanic eruptions, a president’s granddaughter, cross-cultural relationships, a surprise donation, a beloved...

A day in the life of an artisan in Bijagua

Elsa Solano, 38, is an industrial engineer and business administrator—but these days, she works as a mother, impromptu teacher, artisan and entrepreneur. Her day starts...

Fish ceviche from the Osa Peninsula

“Y, ¡a jartar se ha dicho!” Time to eat up! Today's recipe was shared with us by Rocío Vargas Gonzáles, an entrepreneur originally from Atenas,...

Yabá Chiguí Lodge: A day in the life of an active retirement

The terrace of our living and dining room is the last frontier between human hands and the forest. There, with the Lajas Ravine at...

A secret garden of fruit

It's been only eigth years since this garden stopped being a couple's backyard with fruit trees, to become a botanical sanctuary for the palate,...

A day in the life of Jafet, a proud recycling collector

For two years and six months, Jafet Vilegas has been getting up every weekday at 6 am. He takes his time to say hello...

AGUINADRA and COVIRENAS: a solution to hunger and illegal hunting

During the pandemic, the Association of Naturalist Guides of Drake Bay (AGUINADRA), where I serve as president, has carried out two fundraising campaigns with...

A treat for all the senses: birding in Coronado

Bird watching can happen anywhere: you just have to be curious and pay close attention. This is well known to all bird lovers, including...

The Bribri cosmovision and our relationship with nature

Nature sustains us. It is our home, our culture, our sense of self, and our food source. That is the relationship that Bribri people...

From multilingual chatter to the songs of birds

Even when he was at home in Bolivia, his passport was always within reach, a journey always being planned: to forests, beaches, deserts, mountains...
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They made this place by walking

Just five years shy of retirement, he lost his job when the world shut down. Like so many in the world, in Costa Rica,...
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