Travel Blogs from Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

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Lets walk up the 9500 ft volcano..., Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Lets walk up the 9500 ft volcano...

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Poas Volcano looms over the city of San Jose and is situated to the N/E. Mom and I stayed at an amazing BB/Lodge, just 5 km from the park. We departed first thing and hiked into the park. It was only 5km to the entrance, and another 2 to the crater. ...

La Paz, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

La Paz

A travel blog entry by myjob

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La Paz has over 70 acres of wildlife and forest to explore. The main area offers 3.5km of "gringo trails", including an avery, butterflies, monkeys, humming birds, snakes, orchids frogs, cats and 5 waterfalls: Tempio, Magica Blanca, Encantada, Enscondida ...

Presentations,Sarchi, Poas, LaPaz & Tortuga Island, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Presentations,Sarchi, Poas, LaPaz & Tortuga Island

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

... gets some kind of commission for taking us there because a majority of the people bought so much coffee. After that we headed to Poas Volcano. Since we were at such a high altitude it was suprisingly chilly. We had to hike 15 minutes on a well paved ...

Vulkan Poas und andere Urgesteine, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Vulkan Poas und andere Urgesteine

A travel blog entry by diene

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... sich dem netten Paerchen aus Bayern...naja...jedenfalls irgendwo suedlich der Elbe, anzuschliessen. Das Wetter scheint dem nahen Vulkan Poas heute naemlich gnaedig zu sein. Also los...natuerlich mit dem Taxi. Eine Stunde Fahrt rauf auf knapp 2500 ...

Volcan Pos !!, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan Pos !!

A travel blog entry by adrienpec

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... 14h30.  Sous une pluie fine me voila parti dans une espce de jungle, o j'ai pu voir mon premier animal au Costa Rica, pas trs exotique mais bon.  Je me suis balad durant 1h30 dans la fort, pour arriver un premier point o ...

How to go 47km in 3.5 hours, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

How to go 47km in 3.5 hours

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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So we thought we'd give San Jose the flick today and go and see an active (steam and ash not lava) volcano - The Volcan Poas National Park is only 47 kms from San Jose so we thought a half day trip was just fine thanks. Our survey says...uh uh! It took ...

Paos Volcano and Waterfall, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Paos Volcano and Waterfall

A travel blog entry by ditch

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... miles north of San Jose. Heading out of San Jose we started to ascend the mountainous terrain of the park itself. On most of the ascents in Costa Rica you will find coffee plantations (what with being Costa Rica's biggest export) and on our journey up ...

Another volcano,senor ... oh go on then,one more, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Another volcano,senor ... oh go on then,one more

A travel blog entry by garygapyear

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Up early to take a day trip out of San Jose up to Volcan Poas which is supposedly the most visited national park in Costa Rica. It takes about two hours or so to get there from San Jose by local bus via a nearby town called Alajuela and ...

Tagesausflug, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Tagesausflug

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

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... gut zwei Stunden pro Weg und faehrt relativ frueh wieder zurueck. Unsere Erfahrung zeigt aber, dass die Trails in den Nationalparks in Costa Rica im Regelfall nicht sehr lang sind. Auch in diesem Fall war der begehbare Teil des Parks in 2 Stunden mehr ...

La Paz Waterfalls Gardens, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

La Paz Waterfalls Gardens

A travel blog entry by kkakash

Did not get to the volcano, instead opted to go the La Paz Waterfalls. It was beautiful and had a great time. The garden was amazing with wildl life. Now, I personally thought it should be called a natural zoo but its a gardent. Had lunch at the ...

The 5-in-1 tour today, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

The 5-in-1 tour today

A travel blog entry by jp122163

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... . I ate the fruit off of a plant today and (was somewhat sweet) and sure enough, inside was the bean (2 halves). Next stop was Poas Volcano which is about 8870 ft or 2704 metres high so it was a little chilly up there. Just a side note... one of the ...

Volcano Poas, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano Poas

A travel blog entry by petora.n

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Volcano Poas, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano Poas

A travel blog entry by manuroger

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Der Vulkan Poas (2700 Meter ber Meer) liegt in Mitten des Landes in der Nhe der Stadt Alajuela. Vom Kraterrand sieht man den Rauch aufsteigen sowie stinkt es start nach ...

Day 35, Costa Rica: Volcan Poas, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 35, Costa Rica: Volcan Poas

A travel blog entry by soumimaria

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There are 10 volcanos in Costa Rica! I was lucky to see a little eruption the day we visited the volcano with my Tica family ...

Volcn Poas y Las cataratas La Paz, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcn Poas y Las cataratas La Paz

A travel blog entry by olea

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Mucho bicho, todo ...

First day of adventure, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

First day of adventure

A travel blog entry by jason_rae

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... about 1.5 hours to get up to the park entrance, including a 20 min stop, bathroom break, at a road side store/restaurant. The National Park entrance fee was $10 USD for visitors, non-locals. The volcano was cool, still active. No lava but lots of smoke ...

Volcan Poas, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan Poas

A travel blog entry by nadka

One of the things to visit in Costa Rica was volcano. Originally i wanted to go to Arenal, but either the timing or prices of the tours didnt work out for me. Plus you cant go to the crater at Arenal. Instead i picked Poas (50km away) around the same ...

Going sightseeing outside of San Ramon., Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Going sightseeing outside of San Ramon.

A travel blog entry by camaccounting

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... so I am patiently waiting for the toucans.  Well everyone is stirring so I guess we will be leaving soon. We went up to Poas National Park to see the Poas Volcanos.  Our first sight was a Kudamondi.  Someone gave him a plate of arroz con ...

Poas Volcano and Gold Museum, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Poas Volcano and Gold Museum

A travel blog entry by cartercostarica

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... towns all with their own unique charm.  There were various road side vendors selling souveniers, produce and various other goods. The Poas volcano area is known for it's Strawberries.  We stopped at a small market and sampled them.  The ...

'Hey you get off of my cloud', Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

'Hey you get off of my cloud'

A travel blog entry by slmackay

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... going on there. I was shocked to learn they are only allowed a budget of $20 each per day when travelling. As we have found Costa Rica quite expensive I am not sure how they will manage to do anything here with that budget! We were on our way again soon ...

I spy... a volcano!!, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

I spy... a volcano!!

A travel blog entry by arizonafox

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... was awesome, but it started waaaay too early. We teamed up with two new friends from the hostel, Julia and Carlos, to visit the Poas Volcano. Adrienne and I woke up around 6:00a so we could catch an early taxi to the bus station to take the only ...

October 2009 Road Trip:  Part 3, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

October 2009 Road Trip: Part 3

A travel blog entry by senoritacasitas

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... at Villas Calas after a looooong day of driving.  What started off as a beautiful drive through the mountains of Braulio Carrillo National Park turned into my own personal nightmare as I was unable to navigate myself out of San Jose.  Those who ...

POAS Volcano and CARTAGO, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

POAS Volcano and CARTAGO

A travel blog entry by trinitrish

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... , which is on the outskirts of Alajuela. This was fine since having a vehicle made getting around very easy. Our intentions was to visit POAS Volcano and our last day, see San Jose...and shop for souvenirs. We drove up to POAS, which is about a 30min ...

Vulcan on the volcan?, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Vulcan on the volcan?

A travel blog entry by ithacabelle

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... and her husband who live outside of Cambridge, England when they are not globe-trotting for months at a time. The bus up to the National Park winds its way up the side of the mountain on a rather narrow road for two-way traffic. The views of the Central ...

English Speakers Anonymous, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

English Speakers Anonymous

A travel blog entry by edmcgo

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... out, but decided it was okay so long as we were answering questions rather than asking them.  We met a German girl who is in Costa Rica to teach German to children.  We also met a British guy our age who is "just traveling".  It's amazing ...

Coffee, Volcanoes and Waterfalls!, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Coffee, Volcanoes and Waterfalls!

A travel blog entry by ashleysblog

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... and even some chocolate covered coffee beans! YUMMY!  After we finished up with our coffee we headed to Poas National Park. This is where there is an active volcano that you can see the crater in the middle. It is an active volcano in the sense that ...

A volcano in the clouds, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

A volcano in the clouds

A travel blog entry by sheena-andy

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... where Andy kept dropping things out the window. Let's start from the beginning, we left Quepos and headed north towards a little volcano called Poas. We arrived at our lovely B&B called Poas Lodge to find out that we had the most amazing view ever! ...

Coffee, Volcano, Animals and Waterfalls, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Coffee, Volcano, Animals and Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by ckarlsgodt

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... .  On the "bus" ride up the mountain to see the volcano, we saw many cool things.  There were several colorful ox carts (Costa Rica is well known for these) and their owners in the road along the way so we stopped briefly to check it out.  ...

Poas Volcano, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Poas Volcano

A travel blog entry by tlvice

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... As we traveled along Eddie collected our fee for the day's activities, $75 each. We arrived at the bus parking area at Poas Volcano National Park and disembarked.  It was very foggy, cool, and misty.  At times visibility was between 100 and 200 ...

Vulkan Poas, Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Vulkan Poas

A travel blog entry by 1086540

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Gestern sind wir dann zu einem weiteren Vulkan, dem Poas gefahren, wo alle auf einen Ausbruch warten. Er hat einen See im Krater und raucht schon vor sich hin...wir sind verschont ...

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