We've all seen the T-shirts for sale proudly advocating to “Keep Nosara Weird.” As cool as they are, it's a safe bet the designer didn’t quite envisage a weirdness of the strain or magnitude Nosara is currently experiencing. Fist bumps, kisses, and hugs replaced by hand waves and sleeved elbow [...]
The Ostional Wildlife Refuge: As Tourism Rises is it Time the Realities Fell in Line with the Rules?
At 12:01:01 am on January 1st 2020, the most obvious signal we had entered a new decade was a loud, drawn-out, firework display. Although the launch pad was North Playa Guiones, these privately funded fireworks could be seen and heard from miles away. That they were spectacular goes without saying. [...]
Mordecai Gerstein In 1973, Graeme Dunstan, an Australian political activist, and Vernon Treweeke, a psychedelic artist met with friends to plan a huge ten-day party. The Name: The Aquarius festival of Alternative Lifestyles. The Mission Statement: a celebration of alternative thinking, new age beliefs, and sustainable lifestyles. The location: the [...]