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Friday, April 15, 2016

Eyes on Costa Rica - Update/April 15, 2016

Yesterday was a bit of a landmark. Until then, visits to this blog from all ten Canadian provinces and two of its three territories had been recorded. The total was over 5380 visits from over 370 different places in Canada. But, there had been no recorded visit from Nunavut - a huge, mostly barren, sparsely populated territory in the far northern part of Canada.

A visit has now come from Cambridge Bay in Nunavut. Second only to Tromsø, Norway, it is one of the most northerly places in the world from where a visit has been recorded. However, while Tromsø wins by a small margin on distance north, Cambridge Bay wins on coldest weather. The climate in Cambridge Bay is characterized as being "polar". In Tromsø, it is merely "subarctic".

As of 10:00 am today, Cambridge Bay was showing a temperature of -9°F (-23°C). Concurrently, Vista Atenas where we live in Costa Rica was showing a temperature of 85.5°F (29.7°C). Both Tromsø and Cambridge Bay could be jealous of that.

Meanwhile, first visits to this blog have also come from three new countries: Angola and Guinea‑Bissau in Africa, and Lebanon in the Middle East. The total number of identified countries is now 110.

 

Cambridge Bay, Nunavut (www.climatechangenunavut.ca)

 

5 comments:

  1. It was great to hear such a similar story. I am from B.C and currently living in Costa Rica. I moved here almost two years ago and opened up a business. If you are ever in Jaco it would be great if you came and checked out the tour! www.jacoropes.com

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    1. A Westerner! Congratulations on your business. I went to your website - I imagine Jaco Ropes is very popular.

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  2. You have a lovely blog. Warm greetings from Montreal, Canada. :)

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  3. You have a lovely blog. Warm greetings from Montreal, Canada. :)

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    1. Thank you, Linda! Nice to know Canadians enjoy my blog.

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