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Water Therapy in the River, Bribri Style

When Candido first mentioned water therapy in the nearby river, Bruce was a bit hesitant. Having our son, Sean, recommend a recent TV documentary about crocodiles in Costa Rica was poorly timed and, as you could imagine, did little to … Continue reading

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Today in Puerto Viejo

Our day started with a visit to the indigenous curandaro, Candido.  Today we were invited into the new building that will eventually house the reception/waiting area.  Little did we know that today was a day for fun and games! Tim … Continue reading

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Return to the Indigenous Herbal Healer, Don Candido Morales

Our main reason for returning to Puerto Viejo this summer was to continue treatment by the indigenous curandero, Don Candido Morales .  But this year, rather than just Timoteo, we have all  (Bruce, Kayla and I) decided to see him. We had expected to … Continue reading

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Indigenous Medicine is alive and well in Costa Rica

I first heard of Don Candido, a Bri Bri indigenous medicine man when I was down in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica in February 2010. After returning home, I did some on-line investigation and decided we would contact him when we … Continue reading

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