November 2006

Underwater camera

30 Nov , 2006
Created by Zopilote Surf Team

It is not easy to ask someone to take some fotos of you surfing. Either he/she is risking his cam and standing in the waves hip-deep, or there is somebody out there with a nice teleskop, your chances of a good shot are minimal. Or you take your camera with you out there.

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Costa Rica: 1.100 Lightning Strikes Per Day

29 Nov , 2006
Created by Zopilote Surf Team

The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) and the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) say that in 2005 there were 436.000 discharges. This is about 1.100 lightnings per day. No surprise, 70% of the electrical service failures are due to the lightning strikes. Also, 15 people died from lightning strikes in the last two years. Lightnings occur […]

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Coldest day in 25 years

28 Nov , 2006
Created by Zopilote Surf Team

Wow Рthe coldest day in November for 25 years was recorded last week Thursday (Nov 23): 12.5 Celsius (54.5 Fahrenheit) in San Jos̩.

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Cool 90 seconds surfin’ clip

27 Nov , 2006
Created by Zopilote Surf Team

Another nice surfer video, made by pros, performed by advanced surfers. I like it! [youtube]Tl2JE_YhOvU[/youtube] [Technorati Tags: surf – video – Costa Rica ]

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Mastercard insurance – a no value?

24 Nov , 2006
Created by Zopilote Surf Team

Earlier this month we received a report from a girl travelling in Costa Rica and her small backpack stolen in a bus. A clear case for her mastercard insurance? No, says Mastercard.

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