Accessing the palm fronds for the thatch roof turned out to be one of the easiest things we’ve had to do so far. There’s a property nearby owned by a friend full of the right kinds of palms, so we simply had to have a chat with the caretaker there and negotiate a fair price for the 2.5 fletes we needed to cover our roof with thatch. Each flete costs 1,900 cords so 2.5 plus tractor transport ended up costing about $250 US. The palm fronds get hand woven along the varilla in tight rows and when done correctly will last about five years.
Follow me on Instagram! @hipehabitatHidey-hoChili princessA little picante in your dayShark lovers. Gracias para las camisas y todo su trabajo! @misiontiburon @salt_water_mamaGot to spend an awesome couple days on the boat with Misión Tiburón learning about shark and marine conservation in Costa Rica. @misiontiburonTook a few years to finally get these going.Day 2, Pavones house remodel. The green board is magnesium oxide not fiber cement. Way better, stronger, 100% water proof, fireproof, won’t grow mold or fungus.
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