Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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Vulkan och vattenlekar, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Vulkan och vattenlekar

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

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La fortuna... Ett av de mest populara resmalen i Costa rica. Det som framst lockar turister hit ar vulkanen som i manga ar har varit varldens mest konstat aktiva vulkan. Se flytande lava, aska som spottas ut, besoka naturligt varma kallor etc.Manga ...

The Return Route - Vulcan Arenal, Costa Rica, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

The Return Route - Vulcan Arenal, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jessandmalin

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... they all had their hands in the air like it was the Costa Rican Cinco de Mayo!   Ok, next stop: Vulcan Arenal in Costa Rica, a super active volcano and hot springs that we had passed up on the way down, but once we got some intelligence that the ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by willsez

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Pills thrills and bellyaches, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Pills thrills and bellyaches

A travel blog entry by littlesthobo

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Sorry about the pics - some of them should be sorted now. Since I last typed, I have pootled round the bottom of a big volcano - oooh! Where are the photos? I hear you say, well you kind of had to be there - the photos are tremendously unimpressive, ...

La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano

A travel blog entry by limehybrid

La ...

Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

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We are here in La Fortuna, the town that everyone basically stays in to get a view of the famous Volcan Arenal.  The drive here from Tamarindo was beautiful... winding through this lush area, especially by Lago Arenal.  I caught myself ...

Good-Bye and Hello, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Good-Bye and Hello

A travel blog entry by moppet77

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... pretty low-key.  We slept in, packed up, and then wandered around town to do some sight-seeing and shopping.  La Fortuna is quaint, but a bit touristy.  We returned to the hostel, watched Chocolate the hostel lab frolic in the pool, ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by domkop

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... - Arenal. The bus trip was pretty uneventful, except for helping some travellers when their bags were being stolen. I arrived at La Fortuna knowing a couple new people from the bus and we headed to Gringo Petes. One of the girls that works at Petes ...

Rain, Rain and more Rain .... and more rain, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Rain, Rain and more Rain .... and more rain

A travel blog entry by candcsmith

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... too dangerous. Shortly after the others returned to the hotel, we once again loaded up for our final GAP bus ride to San Jose, Costa Rica. Compared to the rest of Central America, we would have to say, that you can easily tell that you are in Costa ...

Adrenaline Junkies, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Adrenaline Junkies

A travel blog entry by kim_puravida

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... away. After snorkelling, the boat took us to Punta Cahuita to have some of the best pineapple we have ever tasted! It is official, Costa Rica has the best pineapple, every single one so far has been so fresh and juicy! After a short break, we then set ...

Two left feet, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Two left feet

A travel blog entry by emmaexplorer

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... decided I’d actually quite enjoyed my time trip; I’d wanted adventure and to meet new people, so La Fortuna had certainly delivered! --------------------------------------- PS. Sorry for the lack of photographic evidence: cameras + rain + dark ...

Vulkaner, hester og canope, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Vulkaner, hester og canope

A travel blog entry by team0506

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Ja naa er vi i La Fortuna ganske langt nord i Costa Rica. Vi er her fordi den eneste vulkanen som fortsatt har utbrudd ligger her(paa lavatrygg avstand). I dag har vi hatt en alldeles overveldene innholdsrik dag. Vi stod opp klokken syv og ble hentet av ...

oh i forgot, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

oh i forgot

A travel blog entry by gabbie

I forgot, there was a very annoying couple who joined our rappelling group tour, and the guy was ginger, long haired and so pathetic. He made awful jokes, one being when it came to the questionaire "is there a box for 'it sucks'? and then asked the tour ...

Nestled Under a Volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Nestled Under a Volcano

A travel blog entry by travel.junkie

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... . we passed festivals and schools and farms. it was stunning. Nicole landed at noon and we met up right away. Now, to get to La Fortuna. First we taxi'd into Liberia to the bus stop. Then we decided to take a taxi to a town about an hour away where a ...

Mountain in the Mist, La Fortuna/Volcan Arenal, Costa Rica travel blog

Mountain in the Mist

A travel blog entry by tadbrad

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... lent itself to visitors. Namely a bat and two birds. Given my good luck so far with bugs, I guess I can't complain right? La Fortuna's best feature is the active Arenal Volcano, towering above the town in all its fiery glory. Unfortunately, we only ...

Day 1, 2 and 3, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 1, 2 and 3

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

... and were able to catch our first taxi ride to the Green Turtle Gift shop were we were to meet our shuttle to La Fortuna.  The Ticos, Costa Ricans, are very aggressive drivers and you feel like you are about to have a wreck every 5 seconds.  ...

A rain al, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

A rain al

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

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... chatty and polite, he asked where we were going and what we would like to see. I mentioned sloths and he said he had a friend in La Fortuna, the village we were staying in near Arenal Volcano, who had 3 sloth's living in his house, and if he was in he ...

not what i expected, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

not what i expected

A travel blog entry by aaronvdb

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... awesome. they had this rope set up and we got busy swinging from about 8 metres above the water or so down. the best things in life are free. deep. caught a speed boat from la fortuna to monteverde over arenal lagoon... was pretty sweet. tarantula watch: ...

Volcano Arenal, La fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano Arenal

A travel blog entry by jotoon

Hola amigos, Aangekomen in La fortuna werden we belaagd door een bende hotel ronselaars. De temperatuur laaide hoog op evenals ons gemoed. Uiteindelijk dan toch nog een goede verblijfplaats gevonden. De volgende dag hebben we een tour gedaan naar ...

Day 7: Rara Avis to La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 7: Rara Avis to La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... : the peak of Arenal is generally covered by clouds. We had a nice view of it from our hotel room, though. Arriving in La Fortuna was like rediscovering civilization. The town had phones, restaurants, shops, internet... I hated to admit it but I was ...

Volcan, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan

A travel blog entry by miller.time

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... leave for Volcan Arenal. It is easy to change plans when you make them up as you go along.   Yesterday, after arriving in La Fortuna near the Volcano Arenal, I went on a tour recommended at the hostel to the hot springs and to see the red ...

Pineapples and Volcanos, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Pineapples and Volcanos

A travel blog entry by edpass

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... ; After many people's suggestions of their techniques, they were all proven wrong, and the humorous presenter (I think everyone in Costa Rica is a born comedian) gave us the goods.  Look for one with these 4 characteristics...big eyes, a cylindrical ...

In The Shadow Of A Volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

In The Shadow Of A Volcano

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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One of Costa Rica's great launching pads La Fortuna is surrounded by a wealth of things to do and places to see, from cascading waterfalls to bubbling hot springs. The most obvious thing however looms large and imposing over the town. Before 1968 La ...

Wild River Rafting, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Wild River Rafting

A travel blog entry by ptpattys_places

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Yee-haw!!!  Down the Sarapiqui River we went, and boy did we went!!  If our guide, Sevi, had not been so skilled there is no telling.  This Class 3 to 4 river did not disappoint in terms of thrills and OMGs.  And a few other phrases. ...

Tur til Vulkan  Arenal, La fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Tur til Vulkan Arenal

A travel blog entry by tanjahvid

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... vil skrive lidt om nu. Søndag morgen havde Doro og jeg lejet en bil, da vi gerne ville se Arenal vulkanen som er her i Costa Rica. Vi havde lejet en bil som havde store ridser på front partiet fordi nogle amerikanere var kørt galt i den.. vi ...

"Is there a box that i can tick that says u suck?"

A travel blog entry by gabbie

... our tour company and told to "pay up". Errr. i thought we had. No, the "beautiful night hike around the bottom of La Fortuna Volcano, finishing off in some fantastic natural hotsprings" that G.A.P made out was included as part of the tour actually cost us ...

Volcan Arenal and Hotsprings, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan Arenal and Hotsprings

A travel blog entry by rlarose

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Booked a tour that took us to La Fortuna to checkout a active Volcano and to soak in a hot spring.  Volcano was disappointing since there was very little activity and the hot-springs was nice but just a big resort type ...

Wait  . . . what??, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Wait . . . what??

A travel blog entry by out_of_here

Pura Vida! Five days in La Fortuna have flown by! Staying at sleepers sleep cheaper, great name, and appropriate at $7.50 a night. Survived the "Costa Rican electric shower of death", just dont touch the top or cables when the water is running. Got to see ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by jennyh64

... in the night there were more people our age enjoying the warm water, yummy cocktails, and elaborately decorated atmosphere. Our second day in La Fortuna we spent horseback riding on a trip to go see some waterfalls. It reminded me a lot of a similar trip ...

Look kids, its Big Ben, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica travel blog

Look kids, its Big Ben

A travel blog entry by jay_and_joann

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... before lockdown.  This is as close to life behind bars as I ever want to get.  It´s an early night for us, we depart on a 5:30 AM bus to head north for the Nicaraguan border.  Pura Vida Costa Rica! Who loves volcanoes, Jay and ...

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