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Mountain Biking
8 November, 2012

La Ruta Champ Paolo Montoya Visits Las Catalinas

Paolo with Las Catalinas cycling enthusiast Luis Diego. Today we were honored to have 2012 La Ruta de los Conquistadores winner Paolo Montoya, visit Las Catalinas.  La Ruta is one of the most famous and difficult mountain bike stage races in the world.   It is held annually in Costa Rica and the route…
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Announcements
31 October, 2012

Website Under Construction Today

I apologize for any problems you see on the website today - we are doing an upgrade and there will be likely some kinks that need to be worked out!
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AnnouncementsNews
30 October, 2012

Sala IV Dismisses Case Against Las Catalinas

On Friday October 26th the Sala IV court dismissed the case against Las Catalinas.   Construction at Las Catalinas had been halted since August 3rd while the court investigated accusations made against Las Catalinas and various government agencies (previous blog post on this here). We have not yet received the details of the court…
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WildernessWildlife
16 October, 2012

Restoring a Forest

Walking on Las Catalinas trail.   I love the land that is Las Catalinas.   I love the trees, the animals, and the hills.   I love the sounds, the smells, and the breezes.   I love the trails that allow us to get out and enjoy the land. To me, and to all…
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Inspirations
21 September, 2012

Lesson from Italy, September 2012

This is one in a series of "Lessons from..." documents I have written after visiting places that are of interest as precedents for Las Catalinas. Some of these towns I have visited before. I stayed in Pienza circa 2004 on a study trip with the Seaside Pienza Institute. Civita de Bagnoregio I visited way…
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Announcements
11 September, 2012

Newsletter – Breakout Summer at Las Catalinas

This newsletter went out to our mailing list yesterday.   If you want to be on out mailing list but are not click on "Connect with us" at upper right of this page: Dear Friend of Las Catalinas, The summer of 2012 marked a breakout, coming of age moment in Las Catalinas' history.  …
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News
6 September, 2012

Final Earthquake Report

Our Sales Director Tom Burton told me today "it is amazing how quickly things return to normal.   Life in and around Las Catalinas does seem to be pretty much back to normal for most folks. Here is a good summary I found at Huffington Post this morning.   I am really SO impressed…
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Announcements
6 September, 2012

Partial Relief from Construction Stoppage

I'm happy to report that the Sala IV court has granted us partial relief from the construction stoppage injunction that we received on August third.   We can now proceed to complete some construction on the new Paseo Punta Penca that will protect that area from soil erosion.   We are very happy about…
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News
5 September, 2012

Earthquake Report, Part 3

Here are some more odds and ends of news: The power is back on   at Las Catalinas - I must say that is faster than expected. The tsunami alert has been cancelled. At Las Catalinas we are sending some of the staff home early to be with their families and check on their…
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News
5 September, 2012

Earthquake Report Part 2

I just got off the phone with Bob Davey who is at in Las Catalinas and was there when the earthquake happened.   The quake lasted for about 30 seconds and was VERY strong.   Everyone and everything at Las Catalinas is safe and sound.   Bob toured all the houses at Las Catalanas…
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