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Lake Arenal, Costa Rica: Active Expats Wind Surf and Kite Surf - International Living Get your free report on Costa Rica here: http://www1.internationalliving.com/sem/country/costa-rica/youtube/gen-org.html International Living editor Dan Prescher interviews the owner of Tico Winds—a windsurfing and kitesurfing base on Lake Arenal in Costa Rica. You can rent windsurfing and kitesurfing equipment here. The owner, Peter, is from England and moved here 20 years ago. He loves living here and especially enjoys the climate. http://internationalliving.com/2007/05/eletters_474/ Dan also talks to American expat Jim, who first came to Costa Rica in 1990 and retired in the Lake Arenal area in 1995. The north end of Lake Arenal in Costa Rica has perfect winds for wind surfing and kite surfing...
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Costa Rica is one the most energy independent nations in the world with almost all of its electricity being generated by renewable means. The central american nation also plans to become carbon free within the next few years but its use of wind farms is attracting world wide interest.
A nice view from Santa Ana's wind towers
Gira electromecánica UCR Abril 2009 (eólicas) Gira de Principios de Electromecánica a la planta privada de energía eólica.
Slice of life collage on vacation windsurfing in Costa Rica. Stayed at Casa De Helena and sailed at Tico Wind for the last three weeks of December 2011. Lake Arenal is a fantastic windsurfing venue. Small sail windsurfing in front of a volcano on tip-top Fanatic/North gear!
Estadio Saprissa, 3 de febrero
With its warm climate amid steady winds and galloping clouds, Bagaces has a serene and rugged landscape to hike in or ride horseback. Shot at Vida Adventura Nature Park is in Bagaces, it is in the 4th Canton in the Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica, very near the extraordinary Rincón de la Vieja National Park. Here is the link to their website: http://vidaaventurapark.com or the park:https://www.acguanacaste.ac.cr Music: State of Endless Grace by Immediate --------------- Con su clima cálido en medio de los vientos constantes y las nubes galopantes, Bagaces tiene un paisaje sereno y llamativo para caminar o montar a caballo. En el Parque Natural Vida Adventura se encuentra en Bagaces, el 4º Cantón de la Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica, muy cerca del extraordinario Parque Nacional Rinc...
Costa Rica: wind power generation - International Living www.internationalliving.com Costa Rica generates nearly all its own energy -- mostly through hydroelectric technology. But above Lake Arenal, wind generation is utilized. Take a look at this short video shot by International Living editor Suzan Haskins http://internationalliving.com/2012/01/fast-track-costa-rica-conference/
Turbines around the lake shut off at 52 mph, they were shut down 3 of the 6 days I windsurfed there.
up wind with my homemade sailing kayak in arenal lake Costarica in light wind
Big - Badder - Baddest! A comparison of 20 hurricanes, tornadoes, typhoons & cyclones with recorded details. Tropical Storm Marco (2008) Category 1 Diameter: 37KM/22Mi Hurricane Franklin (2017) category 1 Diameter: 70KM/44Mi Damage: unroot small trees Lift cars & structures Hurricane Arthur (2014) Category 2 Diameter: 90KM/56Mi Damage: Lift roofs, doors and windows Cyclone Tracy (1974) Category 3 Diameter:100KM/62Mi Damage: Lift roads, lampposts, vehicles. Causes floods Hurricane Otto (2016) Category 3 Diameter: 180KM/112Mi Damage: Claimed lives in CostaRica, Panama and Nicaragua Cyclone Olivia (1996) Category 4 Diameter: 220KM/137Mi Record fastest wind speed of 409kmh/254mph Cyclone Bhola (1970) Category 4 Diameter: 270KM/168Mi Damage: Deadliest hurricane ever - claimed 500,000 l...
Coronado is a green and sunny town located approximately 10 kilometers outside Costa Rica’s bustling capital, San José. Located along the southern border of one of Costa Rica’s beautiful National Parks, Coronado is also within easy access of the capital, and main cities. This property is surrounded by nature, mountains, natural springs and gorgeous views. You can feel the fresh wind and pure air. It is a great place to relax, connect with nature and just live an awesome life! Reduced! Read more here! http://www.landprocr.com/listing/coronado-costarica/
http://www.caribbeanhighlands.com/about-us/ Are you tired of cold winters and rising prices in the grocery store? Now is your chance to join some like minded people who want to live in a warm, tropical climate where you can afford to live comfortably. Do you enjoy nature, the beach, surfing, photography, painting, shell collecting, fishing? Costa Rica is the place for you. Your gated community overlooking the Caribbean in Costa Rica - your new home within a community that says "W O W". Visit us at www.caribbeanhighlands.com Caribbean Highlands will be a premier gated community overlooking the Caribbean just south of Limon, Costa Rica, and only 15 minutes from the airport. Retire in the lifestyle you deserve. What makes this area, and this project special is that the Costa Rican gove...