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Its been a long time since my last entry and today seemed like a good day to stop and reflect because today was my first Hare Krishna meal! As many roads cross here at the Mariposario it always seems to bring together an eclectic mix of people and energy. Although it wasn’t much different than any […]
It is my second day here at the Mariposario in Montezuma, Costa Rica, and so far I have had quite the introduction to the place by the wildlife. In Chicago, it is easy to forget all about nature, as we live in sanitized, insulated boxes with piped in air and greenish artificial lighting. We have […]
Hola amigos! We are pleased to be a part of a ever expanding family here at the Mariposario Montezuma Gardens, and are happy to announce that we will now be featuring blog posts from participants in our internship, and our sustainable garden development programs! Be looking from posts from the people who get the chance […]
Montezuma and the Southern Nicoya Peninsula is teaming with waterfalls. One of the least known, but truly amazing waterfall hikes, is Rio Lajas. Located just 5 km from Mariposario Montezuma Gardens on the road to Cabuya is where you will find this amazing river. There is no designated trail to walk on so you have […]
Welcome to Mariposario Montezuma Gardens, your Costa Rican Bed and Breakfast. Although Halloween is primarily a North American tradition it is catching on here in Costa Rica due to the high numbers of ex-pats and foreigners who have relocated to this amazing country. So in tradition, we always carve jack-o-lanterns here at the butterfly garden. […]
Every year on the 14th and 15th of September everyone at the butterfly garden takes the pleasure in participating in Costa Ricas independance from Spain. In 1821 Guatemala won the battle against spain and all of Central America gained independance. They needed to spread the news as fast as possible so the locals lit torches and walked from […]
Ideally, someday, you too can make it on this page , a random compilation of photos from our little “Slice of Costa Rican Heaven”.