Our physical distancing in Costa Rica over the last 2 months

Motto: CHANGE IS THE ONLY CONSTANT – breathe and smile – and don’t worry be happy! At least that is what I imagined myself to do…  —- Driving restrictions? Can’t drive anymore? Never-mind, we never had a car. But our e-bikes could go on deserted roads during peak restrictions around Easter. School’s closed? Deep breath. Biggest change. […]

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Spell bound by a shamanic tree planting ceremony (with video)

Within 5 weeks from our arrival, we plant hundreds of native trees together with a bunch of jovial festivalers from Envision to reforest part of a former ranch on the South Pacific coast of Costa Rica. “The organisers of this reforestation project have developed a special method”, explains one of the mothers from our school. […]

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Environmentalism – the Tico way (part 2)

  Strong Costa Rican environmentalists since more then a century! Ambientalistas Ticas fuertes desde hace más de un siglo! For Spanish/Castilian see below:-) Please excuse any mistakes, still learning… —————————————– English: —————————————— In my earlier blog, I wrote down my first impressions about the Tico environmentalism. Afterwards I asked our Spanish teacher, how this collective […]

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Environmentalism, the Tico way – part 1

Note: I have redacted this blog in Spanish/Castilian as part of our language learning program (with some translation help:-)) Please excuse any mistakes in the version further below. But first, the version translated in English: —————————————————————————————————————————- ENGLISH: Environmentalism, the Tico way – part 1 —————————————————————————————————————————– When I started planning our life in Costa Rica, I […]

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