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Top Ten Signs It's Rainy Season

Courtesy of Experience Nosara
Article & Photos by Spencer Klein

When the rains turn on in Nosara it's as though we turn back the calendar to a simpler way of life. It's the time of year we all secretly wait for. Less work, more play, and a lot of water. Here are the ten best signs that we've come to one more rainy season, in a very particular order.

#10 – The Malanoche comes alive

#9 – The banks of the Rio Nosara begin their dangerous rise

#8 – The Futbol 5 fields have turned green

#7 – The big arribadas are sounding their arrival

#6 – The tourists stop asking why all the Pochotes are dead

#5 – Playa Nosara returns to it's rightful position as Driftwood Capital of the World


#4 – It's offshore and glassy every morning


#3 – The Halloween Crabs begin their perilous game of Frogger on the main road

#2 – The @*#%ing purrujas are starting to win.

And the number one sign that it's once again rainy season in Nosara:

The Emergency Health Hazard becomes an Emergency Vehicle Hazard

 

More Nature News

Carrillo Beach honored with the Blue Flag
Ministers of the Republic meet to discuss Carrillo and Samara community concerns

School children and community members gathered excited around the flag pole in front of Carrillo Beach Saturday morning, April 30th. They were joined by ministers of the Republic of Costa Rica, including Vice President Alfio Piva Mesen, Vice Minister of Education Silvia Viguez, Executive President of AyA (Acuaductos y Acantarillados) Oscar Nuñez, Minister of Social, Dr. Fernando Marin, and Executive President of the IFAM Juan Marin.

Environmental Education
Contest: Presenting the winners

We are excited to announce the winners of the Water Conservation drawing and writing contest organized by the Environmental Committee of Del Mar Academy.

Picking Apart the Manchineel
A Local Resident with a Lethal Secret

Beware looking for cover on a rainy day; even standing beneath the tree during a rain storm can cause the skin to blister. Stay upwind from bonfires as smoke from burning wood can also cause serious allergic reactions in both the lungs and eyes.


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