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Blue Zones of Nicoya, Healthy Living, Wellbeing
Daily Report
23 January, 2020

The Daily. Thursday, January 23rd, 2020.

In this Daily: The Peninsula de Nicoya’s Blue Zone, Costa Rica’s Longest-Lived Area The Nicoya Peninsula, which Las Catalinas is on the northern edge of, is one of the world’s five blue zones, geographic areas where high numbers of the population consistently live to 100 years and older while maintaining vitality, energy, and high…
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Coral Recovery, Ocean Conservation, Guanacaste Conservation
Daily Report
22 January, 2020

The Daily. Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020.

In this Daily: A Coral Population Explosion at Las Catalinas I have been snorkeling around Las Catalinas since 2006.  There has always been lots of life, lots of interesting fish.  But until the last 5 years or so, there was no live coral, at least not things that were obviously live coral to me.  …
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Weather in Costa Rica, Dry Season, Rainy Season, Las Pintas
Daily Report
20 January, 2020

The Daily. Monday, January 20th, 2020.

In this Daily: The Weather in Costa Rica Throughout the Year According to Las Pintas The beginning of this year also brought the beginning of Las Pintas, a Costa Rican folk belief that indicates that the weather on the first days of the year “paint” the weather of the rest of the year. Las…
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Mountain Bike in Costa Rica, Costa Rican Mountain Biking, Best Trails in Costa Rica
Daily Report
19 January, 2020

The Daily. Sunday, January 19th, 2020.

In this Daily: The Southern Highlands Trails Bring Two New Elements to Town as Costa Rican Mountain Biking Destination Two new single track mountain biking trails opened at the beginning of January 2020 in the 1000 acre tropical dry forest reserve in Las Catalinas. These bikeable trails include a circular loop through the Southern…
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Daily Report
17 January, 2020

The Daily. Friday, January 17th, 2020.

In this Daily: Outreach in Guanacaste, and the Organizations Giving Back to the Community There are numerous outreach and nonprofit organizations in Guanacaste, like Abriendo Mentes, CEPIA, SwimSafe, and the many partners of the Guanacaste Community Fund. These community organizations support the region in many ways, providing a wide range of services ranging from…
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Divemaster, PADI Certifications, Scuba Dive in Costa Rica
Daily Report
16 January, 2020

The Daily. Thursday, January 16th, 2020.

In this Daily: A Lifetime of Learning in Scuba, from Bubblemaker to Divemaster and Beyond Diving is classified into two very broad categories: recreational diving and technical diving. Recreational diving is limited to depths of 130 feet, and follows certain no-decompression limits, while technical diving encompasses all other forms of deep diving, saturation diving,…
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Reptiles in Costa Rica, Costa Rican Reptiles, Reptiles in Guanacaste
Daily Report
15 January, 2020

The Daily. Wednesday, January 15th, 2020.

In this Daily: The Reptiles of the Tropical Dry Forest Reserve Guanacaste’s warm and sunny summer days bring increased activity from the reptiles in the 1000 acre tropical dry forest reserve in town, like the Black Iguana, the Barred Ameiva, the Deppe’s Whiptail Lizard, and the Painted Wood Turtle, which were all documented during…
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Surf Costa Rica, Guanacaste Surf Breaks, Best Surfing in Costa Rica
Daily Report
14 January, 2020

The Daily. Tuesday, January 14th, 2020.

In this Daily: The Best Breaks in Guanacaste to Visit from Las Catalinas Sitting in the heart of one of the world’s premier surfing regions, Las Catalinas provides a surf basecamp with access to many of the area’s breaks. From the legendary Witch’s Rock to the shores of Playa Grande, from the all-play shores…
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