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Hey GH,
We've been alternate employment for a couple of decades... we have several things we work in or around but only get involved if they offer the flexibility to leave for a couple of months... like this time, listed a house last Monday, sold it over the weekend remotely. Will finish it end of September after we get back..

Cost of living is couple dependent, 25 years ago it was cheap here and honestly it was hard to spend 200 a day... now it depends on location, level of accommodation, food and activities. We spend around 6k for three weeks, including a grand for four days of custom spa treatments and another 4 nights at Tabacon hot springs runs 1300...

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It's Taco Tuesday in Punta Gorda!

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What do you do down there? Work? Or you permanently retired?

What's the cost of living?
I went down there 4 times over a 6 year span in the early 2000's. I had a friend who moved there and lived for 8 years as an expat. One time or another got all over the country and swear that I remember some of Backwards pictures. At that time anyway, it was pretty cheap, things tended to cost maybe 1/4 of what they did stateside. I hear that's not the case any more.

There is a lot of variation in the country. The rolling hills of the north of the country reminded me a lot of my native North Georgia. Except for the volcanos, that is.

I have a bunch of digital pictures from the last time I was there but it was with a Kodak 1 MP camera and the results were pitiful.

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Sausage + Garden = Delicious dinner for days

Potatoes, onion, carrots, green beans, red pepper, yellow pepper, green pepper, Anaheim pepper, thyme, sage, oregano from the garden.
From store: sausage, oil, black pepper, salt, chicken stock, splash of red wine vinegar.
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Apparently my garden gets out of towners congregating on the weekends...

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Handpan. Anyone else play one?
 

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Some snaps from Tabacon in La Fortuna.... did I say how much we love it here...? Ran into a couple who started their journey on Maui and Kawaii, and decided to include CR as an after thought on way back to EU.. they said man it is sooo much prettier here and less than half the cost! We are never going back there....

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One of our kittens, Clyde, climbed into a grocery bag to take a nap after playing with it.

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Is that ^^^ how diseases get spread?
 

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Only kissing diseases...
 

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