Saturday, July 8, 2017

Guess We're Staying! - Our Life in Costa Rica Yr #2

Bought a piece of furniture yesterday!

Feeling more like home (and making up for all the furniture I had to give up a few weeks ago) 

I have much respect for the big, sturdy, beautiful, handcrafted furniture of Costa Rica but I longed for something a bit more slim & contemporary. One of our friends told me about a place where she shops near San Ramon called "USA Mart 2 American" The entire store is furniture, appliances, tools, rugs and more - all imported from the US. She had purchased several pieces for her home (which I loved). So I went with a couple of friends and bought my first piece. You have to bargain there, which I am not good at but one of my friends bargained for the 3 of us. This piece ended up costing $157 US (currently the dollar is doing very well against the Costa Rica col√≥n) 

Great time to visit!
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