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Southwest flying to Liberia airport

by insidecostarica.com

November 2nd, 2015 (ICR News) Costa Rica’s Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia, Guanacaste received its first arrival by the world’s largest discount airline, Southwest Airlines on Sunday with 127 passengers on-board that departed from Houston, Texas.

The inaugural Southwest flight marked the opening of the company’s new daily route between Houston and Liberia, which the company announced in May.

In addition to daily service from Houston, Southwest will also offer once-per-week service on Saturdays between Baltimore and Liberia beginning this Saturday.

Meanwhile, the British charter airline, Thomson Airways, is set to make its inaugural flight to Liberia on Monday from London’s Gatwick airport with some 300 passengers aboard a Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner.

“This is a package holiday flight for 300 people who will arrive on Monday of each week to [Liberia], Costa Rica, from November to April,” Luisa Pastor of the British Embassy in San Jose said of the new Thomson service when it was announced last month.

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The Evolution of Costa Rican Architecture and its Influence in Modern Guanacaste

by: Federico Fernández,
Real Estate Consultant

ABC Real Estate Costa Rica

The Costa Rican architectural background in fact goes a long way back. Recently, sites where the mysterious pre-Columbian stone spheres were found in southern territories of our country were declared World Heritage by UNESCO. These belong to settlements established in our territory as far back as 200 B.C., and up to the 16th century, when the first Europeans explored what later became our great nation. You can learn about these interesting spheres at World-Mysteries.com.

The human settlements Spanish conquerors found back then consisted of villages with round cottages with stone foundations and thatch roofs that inspire the palapas we now find in several luxury homes and resorts in the province of Guanacaste.

Perhaps the type of architecture that marked our landscape the most was the one brought by our Spanish conquerors. Constructions from the colonial period between 1560 and the mid-19th century are still standing. A lot of them are religious buildings (Catholic churches), simple houses in the original grid of major cities, or hacienda houses.

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Important Eco Steps for Costa Rica

 2014 Projected To Be A Good Year For Costa Rica Real Estate Investment, The Costa Rica News
by: Mark Venegas,
Real Estate Consultant

  
Here’s some very good news for those of us that are interested in making our homes more eco-friendly. The ARESEP (Autoridad Reguladora de Servicios Públicos) has sent out the order, to all of the companies in Costa Rica that distribute electricity, to provide to their customers what is referred to as “grid-connection rights and net-metering privileges,” for solar and wind production. This was published in La Gaceta in early April, and the ARESEP gave them eight months to comply; so, by mid-October, Coopeguanacaste (the company that provides electricity to our area) will need to be ready to provide this service to their customers.

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