Monthly Archives: September 2006

“La Llorona” (partial view)

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The fishermen by Luis Daell.

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Comment about Transparancies

<a href=http://Allendale.Flickr.com/Photos/Tags/ orchids”> I thought I’d try to take advantage of the see-trough quality of the afternoon light glowing through the petals of my orchids. <a href=http://Allendale2.wordpress.com/index.php?=Comment-about-transparencies ” rel=”Tag”>Comment-about-transparencies</a>

Comment about "La Llorona"

Http://allendale2.wordpress.com/9/14/2006/arts/feed       I guess there must be plenty of urban legends about infanticides, so the theme is still disturbingly actual. But this is a costarrican legend about the days of old when unwanted pregnacies were more than inconvenient, unconceivable.      Not existing any abortion clinics at the time, this girl decided she would rather have […]

The begining of the end for sportbooks in Costa Rica

      Another sportsbook went down in Costa Rica. While it’s president awaits trial in the U.S, another one of these concerns awaits for the outcome that could leave about 3000 costarricans without a job.       These businesses starting mushrooming in the country since Free Zones were opened back in the 80’s. Though from the begining […]

Guarianthes Skinneri

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Toritos

url:.flickr-photo { } .flickr-frame { float: left; text-align: center; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Toritos, originally uploaded by Allendale. Stanhopea Wardii Del.icio.us: <a href=”http://del.icio.us/tag/orchids&#8221; rel=”tag”>orchids</a>

Comment about Guarianthes Skinneri

http://www.allendale2.wordpress.com/index/files/Comment on Guarianthes Skinnerii. Guarianthes Skinnerii. Name for the national flower of Costa Rica “La Guaria Morada”. It blooms from February to March. So abundant in the old days to the point where they would grow on the tiles of the roofs. Today though it ´s no longer an endangered species, it´s more of a […]

Comment about Toritos

 url://www.Allendale2.wordpress.com/index/files/categories/my-orchids/comment-about-Toritos. Toritos. “Toritos” is the costarrican popular name for the “Bull Orchid”, an array of species of orchids that grow from Mexico down south of America. These fragrant orchids were known to exist in Azthec emperor Moctezuma´s gardens more than500 years ago. The have a most curious shape resembling a bull with it´s horns. Some […]