Tag Archive: Monkeys

Aug 28 2014

Monkey Rescue Misadventures: Mal Tiempo, Buena Cara

The Mission “Retirement” in Costa Rica — you just never know what each day will bring. Our adventure started with a phone call from MINAE (Costa Rica’s Ministry of the Environment and Energy) to Spider Monkey R & R (Rehabilitation and Release). They planned a raid in the morning to confiscate a 3-year-old spider monkey and …

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Aug 27 2014

Retire for Less Newsletter – August 27, 2014

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Newsletter! In This Issue: Monkey Rescue Misadventures: Mal Tiempo, Buena Cara In the Mailbag Questions and Answers: Getting Residency in Costa Rica and Joining the Caja The Truth about Living in Costa Rica: The Good, the Bad, and the Muddy, by Josh Linnes Our Ultimate Healthcare Tour of Costa Rica-Early 2015 …

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Mar 14 2014

Adventures of a Monkey Mama in Costa Rica

I sit here at the computer with a baby howler monkey on my head. I’m at Howler Monkey/Spider Monkey R&R, monkey-sitting, while their full-time Monkey Mama Michele and Papa Paul are visiting family in the U.S. It’s just me, baby howler Machito (the one on my head), “little girl” howlers Marisol and Millette, “older girl” …

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Jan 09 2014

More Fun Than a Barrel of Monkeys

It’s a beautiful day at Spider Monkey/Howler Monkey R&R. I am “monkey sitting” this afternoon for three sweet little howlers, or “Congos” as they are called in Costa Rica. Also present are two spider monkeys, Lolita and Chiquito, and two dogs, Magdalena and Tequila. But it’s the three baby howlers I interact with the most. …

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Jan 09 2014

“Monkeying Around” Newsletter – January 9, 2014

Welcome to our RetireForLessInCostaRica.com Newsletter!   In This Issue: More Fun Than a Barrel of Monkeys Reinventing Yourself in Retirement Our December 2013 Costa Rica Cost of Living In the Mailbag Featured Property: 4 Bedroom Home in San Pedro de San Ramón–$115,000         More Fun Than a Barrel of Monkeys by Gloria …

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Jul 04 2012

Monkey Love and Monkey Yoga

Ever been hugged by a spider monkey? I have, and it was an incredible experience. For our friends, Michele and Paul Gawenka, it’s an every-day occurrence. Recently retired to Costa Rica from the U.S. and with all of the required permits, they started a primate rehabilitation center six months ago, fulfilling a life-long dream for …

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