Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 31

June 1, 2013: The Adobe House

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Near the town of Cartago, there is a wonderful botanical orchid garden. My mother had a great fondness for orchids and this was number one on the sightseeing-to-do list. She was definitely not disappointed. The park has a greenhouse to support the plant life, and the varieties of orchids are plentiful and are found not …

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May 31

May 30, 2013: The Town

Garcimuñoz was an historical name of a small town located in a system of valleys near the capital of Costa Rica, San Jose. The town is understood to have been first located in Desamparados and later around 1563 near the present day city of Cartago. I did this drawing of the town while travelling with …

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