Month: November 2019

Ayurveda Healing Therapy

Ayurveda: What Everybody Needs to Know About This Ancient Healing Technique

Ayurveda is a term that gets used a lot in the yogic community. It is a multi-faceted concept that can sometimes be difficult to absorb and apply to our own lives. This handy guide will help bring light to the concept of Ayurveda and show how it can be used in a practical way to …

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coconut, coconut tree, plant

Tropical Fruits of Costa Rica

Costa Rica may be renowned for its pristine beaches and lush ​rainforests, but it’s also home to many gardens that grow an abundant variety of tropical fruit. Try some for yourself by visiting the weekend farmers’ markets, sampling a fruit smoothie at a local restaurant, or simply stopping to pick a ripe mango. Mango This bright fruit is …

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The Oropendola

The Oropendola

The bird is called the Oropendola (often, and understandably, misspelled as “Oropendula”). It’s a largish bird that looks black from a distance but is actually dark brown, with bright yellow tail feathers. There are two species of Oropendola: the Crested Oropendola (Psarocolius decumanus) and the Montezuma Oropendola (Gymnostinops montezuma). Oropendolas are native to Central America, …

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