Browsing Tag: Safety and Security

Lights Cameras and Community Actions

Lights Cameras and Community Actions

Closed Circuit Cameras and Street Lighting in the Jungle.  Not sure what Mr. Ripley would think about it; I get a headache just wondering what to Believe.  Sitting up here on the peak of a ridge, viewing to the north west 40 some klix up to Quepos, with the Pacific and a charming little valley ...

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Increasing Neighborhood Security In Southern Costa Rica

Increasing Neighborhood Security In Southern Costa Rica

Progress in the real world: camera-wise.  Everybody’s grandmother no doubt told them that the way they make their bed is the way they have to lay in it.  Expats like to be comfy and so when an opportunity came up to be more aware and invoke some prevention strategies to have an even safer ...

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Exaggerated Crime Info Kills Tourism And Real Estate

Exaggerated Crime Info Kills Tourism And Real Estate

Upon reading the below “advisory” from a so-called “travel agent,” to say my flabber was gasted would be the understatement of all time.  Over the last 19 months and within the 333 articles posted during that time, I have employed the use of hyperbole a million or two times, but never ...

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Tourist Police Patrolling Costa Rica Pacific Beaches and Hills Above

Tourist Police Patrolling Costa Rica Pacific Beaches and Hills Above

Funny how the tiny tots, at least mine at one time tiny tot (the doctors labeled Bobby a “wakeful baby”) seem to eschew the luxury of naps, whereas, this old wrinkled tater tot (me) looks forward to it on a daily basis.  Just stirring from la siesta the other day, Bobby came to the sliding ...

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What Is Crime Like In Costa Rica? The Follow Up

What Is Crime Like In Costa Rica? The Follow Up

Not frequently but now and again an article receives such comments that a follow up is in order.  We received such feedback on the What is Crime like In Costa Rica? piece, that we decided to answer back en mass about the subject.  Mostly, the comments concerned firearms, handguns: where to buy, ...

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What Is Crime Like In Costa Rica?

What Is Crime Like In Costa Rica?

It’s almost impossible to not overhear my lovely wife’s side of phone conversations that she has with prospective clients for her real estate business.  Our family room, where Bobby usually sits at the coffee table with his souped up computer, and kitchen only separated by a bar height ...

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