A New Life in Costa Rica

Blog URL:http://www.anewlifeincostarica.com
Blog Tags:costa rica, retire in costa rica, living in costa rica, gardening, birding, nature
Country:Costa Rica
Location:San Ramon, Alajuela

Waking each day and living a new life in a foreign country

Latest Blog Posts

Wild birds

on Oct 22, 2016 in: Nature


A flock of white fronted parrots has been coming around the house lately. These birds love to chatter. It's been rather loud in the early mornings with the young birds calling out to the adults who are teaching them stretch their wings.

Volcan Turrialba is spewing ash all over the central valley again. The only thing we noticed at our house was rainbow clouds the other morning. I'm thinking the ash in the air caused the effect as I haven't see it before. My brother and I were in the...

15 de Septiembre, Dia de Independecia in Costa Rica. The country was a sea of red, white and blue. We hadn't been to an Independence Day parade in a few years so we took my brother to share in the experience this year. He fit right in with his red...

Farming friends

on Sep 12, 2016 in: Nature

The myth has been proven a fact! Agouti aka guatusa do plant seeds wherever they go. I caught one in action yesterday. This morning there were two gardeners! Hard to see the second in the shrubs. This guy saw our dog and made a mad dash into the brus...

Chasing butterflies

on Sep 11, 2016 in: Fun, Nature

One of my favorite things is chasing butterflies. We've planted plenty of flowers around the yard to attract them. It's not always easy getting photos but I enjoy my time outside trying. A simple pleasure that brings much joy.

This year has been an interesting one to say the least. The reason I haven't kept up with the blog is due to health reasons. It's taken months, eight to be honest for us to finally find the problem and begin to deal with it. What we thought was out..