lunes, 17 de agosto de 2009

Sorry. Im not going to be in San José from August 12 to September 1.

miércoles, 12 de agosto de 2009

Colonial church

Old photo of the colonial church of Orosi bulit in 1750

martes, 11 de agosto de 2009

Rural house

Rural house near San Jose

lunes, 10 de agosto de 2009


There were so much rain this days en the country, but I have the luck to had a clear moment in the top of the Irazu Volcano, a dormant mountain with wonderful views of the city, but of course, not that day.

viernes, 7 de agosto de 2009


The neighbor where is used to live, 4 kms nort of San José downtown.

lunes, 3 de agosto de 2009

In the park

Woman selling things in Zarcero´s Park on an unusual sunny afternoon

viernes, 31 de julio de 2009


Little town called Zarcero on the mountains at the Central Valley

miércoles, 29 de julio de 2009

Los Angeles Church

This is Los Angeles and the other photo is Los Angeles Virgin. Every August 2, there is a celebration and 2 million people go to visiti this church, but this year the activity was susppended by the flu H1N1

lunes, 27 de julio de 2009

Another view

Beautiful day without rain. Blue sky for one day. View of the city and the muntains from Escazú.

domingo, 26 de julio de 2009

Sunday´s Sunset

Beautiful sunset in San José

viernes, 24 de julio de 2009

Entering a church

This is the church of Grecia, a town like 40 kms west of San José, the other photo is the out side

martes, 21 de julio de 2009

Another church

A church in a place called Coronado, 10 kms east of San José. The only church in Costa Rica with gothic style but it was built in 1940

lunes, 20 de julio de 2009

Flowers in the park

Beautiful park in the mountains near San José in the Central Valley of Costa Rica

viernes, 17 de julio de 2009

Agonias Church

Agonia´s church in Alajuela, 20 kms west of San Jose. It is the city where the International Airport stands.

jueves, 16 de julio de 2009

Old train station

This is an old train station in the way San Jose and the Pacific coast. The train is not working now.

miércoles, 15 de julio de 2009

Rio Virilla

A river that cross the north of the city, and is the limit of two different provinces San José and Heredia.

martes, 14 de julio de 2009


A zorro watching me and disturbing my dogs all the night

viernes, 10 de julio de 2009

Twoo birds at the window

Beautiful birds standing at the fence, just passing the time.

martes, 7 de julio de 2009


Escazu (San Jose suburb) central park and church

lunes, 6 de julio de 2009

Dark side of cities

San José, likke all Latin American cities have some poverty problems and of course housing problems that cause the proliferation of slums in strange places like this cliff near a river in San Jose suburbia.

viernes, 3 de julio de 2009

jueves, 2 de julio de 2009

Town parades

This is a strange celebration in a town near the Turrialba Volcano with an sculpture of the volcanoe in a car, even with the smoke in the top.

martes, 30 de junio de 2009

Colonial Church

This is the one of the three colonial churches that still exist in Costa Rica, it is in Orosi, a town like 35 kms east of San José

lunes, 29 de junio de 2009


The view of the Cerros de Escazu (Escazu Hills) from the house

viernes, 26 de junio de 2009

Colonial times

This is an old house in Escazu, resembling the colonial style, of adobe and long corridors

jueves, 25 de junio de 2009

Public transportation

We just have buses to move around the city, if you want to avoid traffic driving a car is the better way to go from one place to another

miércoles, 24 de junio de 2009

lunes, 22 de junio de 2009


People watching a parade in the streets of San Antonio, of course in the day of Saint Antonio

domingo, 21 de junio de 2009

Lovely Tree

Lovely tree in the central park of Tibás, a suburb 4 kms north of San Jose downtown where I used to live

viernes, 19 de junio de 2009


The grey days sometimes create forms that we never see with light

jueves, 18 de junio de 2009

Costa Rica´s Flag

This is the Costa Rica's flag. It was a day of a soccer game for the eliminatory to South Africa

miércoles, 17 de junio de 2009

Mountain highways

This is the highway to Limon, it is 20 kms east of San José, a pass between the mountains to the Atlantic Coast. This is the olnly tunnel in the country.

martes, 16 de junio de 2009


Beautiful red church in a suburban town around San José

lunes, 15 de junio de 2009

Rainy afternoon

The rain always come in the afternoon to my yard

domingo, 14 de junio de 2009

Saturday´s market

Every weekend farmers from all over the country, come to the city to seel their fresh products. It exists since 1976 in different neigborhoods of the city.

viernes, 12 de junio de 2009

Trying to fly

A guy trying and trying to fly with this parapente, an common activity in the mountains around San José

jueves, 11 de junio de 2009

Tropical clouds

The sun is just behind the clouds, making a beautiful contrast of light fafr in the sky

miércoles, 10 de junio de 2009


A stormy afternoon in the city

martes, 9 de junio de 2009

Dancing in the park

Kids playing and dancing in a city park.

lunes, 8 de junio de 2009


A lovely heron in a zoo near San Jose called ZooAve, a zoo that rescue birds and try to put them again on nature

viernes, 5 de junio de 2009


The security officer of this supermarket enjoying their time flirting with a younglady that works here

jueves, 4 de junio de 2009

Waitng the bus

Very early in the morning many people wait the urban buses for going to their works

miércoles, 3 de junio de 2009

The Plaza

The plaza in front the church is very typical in old spanish colonies. This is a place of enterteinment, usually with a soccer game.

martes, 2 de junio de 2009

Strange lights

There was a strange sunset with very pattern size lights, it looks different than the usual sunsets of San José.

lunes, 1 de junio de 2009


Ruins of the old tuberculosis hospital

domingo, 31 de mayo de 2009


Sleepy crater of Volcan Irazu

sábado, 30 de mayo de 2009


Summit of Irazu Volcano, 30 kms east from San José dowtown

viernes, 29 de mayo de 2009

Central Park

Central Park of Escazú

jueves, 28 de mayo de 2009

Gray days

Clouds came every afternoon and gives us lots of rain and thunderstors