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Local AreaWilderness
26 February, 2010

Whale of a Drama off Las Catalinas Shores

The day before yesterday Jim Berry called and told me there were two adult whales and a baby just offshore from our Punta Penca.   Then last night I saw this story about a baby whale tangled in a net out by the Catalina Islands (also nearby): http://costaricanconservationnetwork.wordpress.com/2010/02/25/baby-humpback-whale-rescued-from-fishing-net/ I wonder if it was the…
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ConstructionPlanning
25 February, 2010

Construction Underway

Construction on the Phase Zero site (our first seven houses plus restaurant and a beach/bike rental building) has been getting underway the last few days.   Here are a couple of photos!   The first is looking across the building site with Punta Guachipelines in the distance and second shows the bodega (materials storage)…
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Uncategorized
22 February, 2010

No Hurricanes in Costa Rica

I believe it is a fact that no storm with hurricane force winds has ever hit Costa Rica.   Basically the country is at too low a latitude for the coriolis effect to kick in and give storms the rotational punch they need to become hurricanes.   Google comes up with three hurricanes that…
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InspirationsPlanning
17 February, 2010

Color painting of Phase Zero

Some more great images are coming in.   This one is looking along the waterfront, featuring (from left to right) houses 5, 4,3, and 2.   In a year... we'll see how it looks in real life!
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Local AreaNews
12 February, 2010

Blue Zones

The Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica - Las Catalinas is sort of on the northern edge of it - is one of four places in the world where researchers have found an unusually large number of people living to 100 or more, and with amazing vitality.   Here is a really touching video about…
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Planning
12 February, 2010

Peek of new rendering

Here is a peek of one of our new renderings that is coming.   Should have colored version in a couple of days.   Click on it to see whole thing.   Some details that will only be in color aren't there yet - like tree foliage.
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Living in Las CatalinasNews
10 February, 2010

Las Catalinas Info Document

Las Catalinas Information 2-10-10 Here is the most recent Las Catalinas information document.   It will soon be replaced with something more polished, but still is a good introduction to Las Catalinas!
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Inspirations
9 February, 2010

New Imagery for Website

Here is a preview of some new imagery that is in the works for our website.   This a painting that essentially matches one of our aerial photos, but with the Las Catalinas town of the future painted in.   You can click on it to see the whole thing.
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