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Directory 506

Handmade tortillas: culture on your palate

When I eat a criollo corn tortilla, I know we are eating the same thing our ancestors ate. I was fortunate to meet my...

The promise of a book

What is your first memory of a book in your hands? Your fingers trailing along a shelf, touching the spines? That distinct, strangely loud sound...

Orchids, mysterious plants.

    Orchids inevitably arouse curiosity and admiration. They used to be unusual, but today it is common to see them in homes and even for...

For Costa Rica, there’s no time to lose

I'm an introvert. When I travel, I like to hide away with a book. But despite all that, every so often, sometime extraordinary happens...

The power of the observer

When we go on a trip, a walk, a little getaway, we always have a reason. It can be knowing a new place, revisiting...

A day in the life of a master chocolatier

In the early hours of the morning, the noise of an ATV fills the hills of Turrubares and announces that Yorleny Cubillo, the chocolatier...

A night in the life of sea turtle protectors

Our new series "A Day in the Life" is part of our joint storytelling efforts with the members of Directory 506, our national directory...

‘One cup of coffee can make a difference’

A month spent focusing on the Costa Rican coffee industry and the financial struggles faced by small coffee growers would not be complete without...
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