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

miércoles, 27 de mayo de 2009

Cloudy and rainy afternoon

This are the clouds entering Escazú, on a rainy afternoon with winds and rain all over the city

martes, 26 de mayo de 2009


Man selling green mangos with salt in the door of Escazu´s church

domingo, 24 de mayo de 2009

Old capital

This is again Cartago, the old capital city of CR, just 25 kms east of San José. Here is the old road to the atlantic ocean and to the Irazu Volcano. This is an important church for pilgrims that adore Los Angeles Virgin, a local virgin that appeared in 1650.

sábado, 23 de mayo de 2009

Urban pets

These are some dogs in a house in a San Jose neighborhood, looking to the outside world through the metal doors.

viernes, 22 de mayo de 2009


Typical house in the towns and cities of Costa Rica in the first half of the 20th century. Most of them have dissapeared.

jueves, 21 de mayo de 2009


This is an sculpture in the main Cartago cementery. Cartago is he old capital of Costa Rica, just 25 kms east of San José.

miércoles, 20 de mayo de 2009

Another church

This is the church of Zarcero, a town in the mountains that surround San José. This town has a lovely park with trees with forms and flowers.

martes, 19 de mayo de 2009


Fonuntain in a park, in a city called Alajuela near the airport

lunes, 18 de mayo de 2009

Flower seller

Like in all countries people sell things in the corners, from flowers, to pens or fruits.

domingo, 17 de mayo de 2009


Catholism is the official religion in the country. There are many churches around the country. This is the church of San Antonio de Escazu on a sunny morning.

sábado, 16 de mayo de 2009

Traditional mask

This are the mask thar are use for the traditional celebrations around the country, like fairs or saint celebrations. One of the mask production site is in Escazú, in San Jose suburbs

viernes, 15 de mayo de 2009


Art selling and exposition in San José

jueves, 14 de mayo de 2009


San Jose suburbia and in the back the Irazu Volcano. The last eruption was in 1963 when the city was covered by ash for three years.

miércoles, 13 de mayo de 2009

Tropical Sunset

Yesterdays sunset from the house

martes, 12 de mayo de 2009


Kids playing with their skates in a park in San Antonio de Escazu

lunes, 11 de mayo de 2009

Tipical colonial house

This was the tipical colonial houses. Now they are very rare in the city and almost all this houses was destroyed in the last century. In front there is an ox-cart.

domingo, 10 de mayo de 2009

Comercial streets

Comercial street in Escazú, on a Sunday morning

viernes, 8 de mayo de 2009

New lifestyle

New apartament buildings in San Jose suburbia

jueves, 7 de mayo de 2009

Poas Volcano

The Volcano is near the city, not exactly in the city but you can see it from San José. This is a non cloudy moment, not so common in this part of the year. The crater is 2500 meters above sea level.

miércoles, 6 de mayo de 2009

The rain is coming

The rainy season is now on the city, the clouds are covering the mountains and grey days will be so common now

martes, 5 de mayo de 2009


A neighborhood called Rohmoser, near San Jose downtown

lunes, 4 de mayo de 2009


Sunday morning bungee jumping near the city

domingo, 3 de mayo de 2009

The rain is again in the city

The rainy season already began. Now the cloudy days are coming.

sábado, 2 de mayo de 2009

1st may empty city

Is the workers day but nobody works, so the city is unusual empty of people and cars

viernes, 1 de mayo de 2009

Iglesia de San Rafael de Escazú y los Cerros de Escazú en la parte de atras. A 10 kms del centro de San José.