Electrified Fences Growing In Popularity – Costa Rica Security

When I was a kid, I went dove hunting with my dad and his friends, who also brought along their sons. As we were walking the fields,  we came upon a fence with a sign, WARNING ELECTRIC FENCE. One of the older sons, pointed to me, "Yeah, kid, go touch that fence" with the warning sign, " it's just a fake sign ... see the bird sitting on the wire." Being naive at the time, I touched it and … [Read more...]

Costa Rica’s Santa Ana’s Rock n Roll and Psycho Bar

The Rock and Roll Bar and Grill in Santa Ana offers several large TV including 10 plasmas and a projection screen with surround sound. It is the perfect place to watch any sports game. The food is great (I would suggest the Hawaiian shrimp), Hamburgers, steaks, chicken meals and salads etc. Meals range from $2 to $10.  And of course it packs the full punch of a bar. Imported beers, wines, and … [Read more...]

Costa Rica’s Santa Ana – Old World Meets New

Last week I posted a brief history of Quepos of how it is one of the most Americanize cities in Costa Rica, now I thought I'd write about one of the most industrial cities. When one thinks of Santa Ana, think old world culture that is clashing with modernization. Santa Ana is a city in San José Province and located about  six miles from San Jose. It is one of the closest cities to the San Jose … [Read more...]