Category Life Here

Insights on what it is like to be here.


About Bugs & Chilis

Bugs swarming

Bugs are a feature of nature.

My first three weeks in Costa Rica (1999) my legs were red and itchy from the knees down. After those three weeks, it’s been smooth sailing. My legs cleared up, and aside from the occasional bloom, bugs have not been a problem.

Bug bitten legs.

What legs might look like during the

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Vegan Lifestyle in the Zone – Question From Reader

Preamble: this article is my response to question I received from one of this blog’s readers. Its a bit unusual, but I see it as demonstrating a growing interest in The Zone – wellness – in its many forms. This one is specifically “vegan”, but the principles apply to all aspects of wellness.

Towns for the Vegan Lifestyle - Ojochal Uvita or Tinamastes

Which town

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CAP on Crime Contribution Information

Crime is Going Down in the Zone

CAP Meeting in Uvita

Community effort against crime

The Zone's Effective Anti-Crime Effort

The bad guys, the criminals, are getting caught and thrown in jail here in The Zone, and the quality of life is in an upwards trajectory.

This morning was our monthly community meeting of CAP (Crime Awareness and Prevention). I can say that I am truly … Read on...