Trina leading her horses to the stable.
Karen on her horse Bailey ...approaching home.
Nic with her 7 month old granddaughter Coralie in Mexico
Mireille and Andy enjoying their February break in sunny Mexico
One year old Natalia with her mom Claire - visits her great uncle Marcel at Christmat
Five month old Coralie with her dad Andy and mom Mireille
Christmas at Marcel's
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1b. Coffee plant (tree) is transplanted in the field at about 8 months
2b. The coffee tree takes five before it produces its first crop
3b. Coffee field - The tree produces a crop every five years for twenty years, then it's cut down.
5b. Station 1: Coffee beans picked and dumped in in water - good guality sinks, inferior floats
6b. Station 2 & 3: The fermentation in water for 2 day and peeling of the beens
7b. Station 4: Drying
9b. Station 5: Storage room- coffee beans ready for shipping
10b. The light color good quality, dark mixed color inferior quality
12b. Coffee roasting
1c. La Paz River Waterfalls. The river flows down the slopes of the Poas Volcano.
2c. The La Paz River flows through the tropical forest
4c. La Paz is one hour from San Jose,and about 500ft up, in the central highlands
5c. 6c. The Butterfly Observatory at La Paz Waterfall Gardens within the Rain Forest of Costa Rica
7c. The Laboratory is a breeding ground for over 25 species of butterflies
8c. La Mariposa Azul (the Blue Butterfly)
1d. The Toucan - at the Aviary, a wild bird refuge, La Paz Waterfall Garden,Costa Rica
4d. Wild Black Turkey
6d. Scarlet Macaw
8d. Male Nortern Cardinal
9d. Female Northern Cardinal
11d. Northern Cardinal and European Starling
12d. American Goldfinch
15d. European Starling
17d. Yellow-shafted Common Flicker
20D. Song Sparrow
21D. Slate-colored Junco (or Northern Juno
22D. Black-capped Chikadee
23D. American Robin