Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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Hot Springs and Lava, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Hot Springs and Lava

A travel blog entry by chrismcadam

I finally made it to the hot springs in La Fortuna, and it was definitely worth the wait.. The place is straight up amazing.. I paid a good amount to get in, but it was absolutely worth every penny. There were over a dozen natural hot spring pools ...

Costa Rica Day 3, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica Day 3

A travel blog entry by cieldolphin

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At day 3, I am now awed and entertained by the traffic choreography on the streets of Costa Rica. On our daily complimetary breakfast, my friend and I sit on the outdoor patio of the café and watch the traffic outside. We both agreed that road rage seems ...

Travelling, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Travelling

A travel blog entry by bargreenwood

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... top level which was home to Iguanas.  Some of these creatures were vast, with males being bright orange - very strange.  La Fortuna is a town created out of nowhere to cater for tourism, all in the last 20 years when word of its attractions got ...

Rice and Beans, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Rice and Beans

A travel blog entry by miller.mba2011

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... boat almost flipped, but we arrived downstream safe and soaked. The rest of the bus ride was silent after paddling for 30k's however. La Fortuna is the closest town to Volcano Arenal. We hired a guide to take us through the lush forest and get as close ...

Volcano - but no fuego, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano - but no fuego

A travel blog entry by astoriavslb

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... place to cater to the number of tourists they had. There were clear signs on the road and we found our way easily to La Fortuna, 3 hours away, even though we were only some really winding roads. Another thing we noticed was the natural beauty of this ...

Conquering My Fear, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Conquering My Fear

A travel blog entry by sacker33

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Day 3 Wednesday morning - Another early morning wake up 6am. The day was misty and gray which seemed to enhance the smell of the flowers. I've seen candles with the scent "rainforest"...I now know the real scent and its a blend of floral, rain, ...

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

La Fortuna, Arenal

A travel blog entry by lrhalladay

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... of rafting, we were all ready for some dry clothes and a big tipical style Tico lunch at Tia Rosita. We stayed at Hotel La Fortuna for two nights, which was located near the base of the Arenal volcano (which sadly hasn't been active for about two ...

A very pleasant surprise, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

A very pleasant surprise

A travel blog entry by alansdown-allen

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... and quite excited when we pulled over!), then we drove through Canas, where we dropped them off and up around Lake Arenal. Costa Rica is probably the richest Central American country and prices here are quite high. There also seems to be a lot of ...

Off to La Fortuna for Josh & Jenny's Wedding!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Off to La Fortuna for Josh & Jenny's Wedding!

A travel blog entry by andyandjen

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... the plaza. Nothing really caught our eye, and we had already wasted a lot of time in traffic, so we turned around and headed to La Fortuna. About 3 miles (and over an hour later!) we had almost gotten out of the city. From there it was fairly smooth ...

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

La Fortuna/Volcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by teickhoff

hostel volcan arenal national park look out point hot springs ...

Arenal at La Fortuna, Guanacaste, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal at La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by alexkennewell1

Trekked to the impressive waterfall in the national park. Afternoon volcano trek learning about ants and the banana fruit company en route through the jungle to Tabacon. Natural hot springs was an amazing evening of relaxation in steaming pools and ...

Day 2, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by ryanaross

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... was okay, I do miss the food from home though. Now I am typing this entry by the poolside, listening to the strange sounds of Costa Rica. Feeling more positive today. I'm going to try to sleep in today and catch up on my sleep, that should help. I fear I ...

Rafting the Rio Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Rafting the Rio Arenal

A travel blog entry by genevieve

We get up early to go rafting and discover that our trip has been cancelled - not enough people to signed up. Instead, we join another group who is going on the Class II-III Rio Arenal. Kind of disappointing since we were hoping for Class IV rapids. ...

Gollllllllllllll Costa Rica!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Gollllllllllllll Costa Rica!

A travel blog entry by victoriabegins

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first, i have to say it was absolute craziness here after the costa rica game on friday.  within minutes of the finish, the town of san ramón had organized a full blown party in central park, a parade, clowns, face-painters, marching band...complete ...

Au pays du Volcan Arena, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Au pays du Volcan Arena

A travel blog entry by pourquoipas

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For English translation, please use Google translate. Costa Rica - La Fortuna Bienvenue à Pura Vida!!! Notre arrivée au Costa Rica à très bien été. Nous avons pris possession de notre voiture et 2 heures plus tard, nous expérimentions les routes ...

Volcan la Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan la Arenal

A travel blog entry by shimmy08

Mi 29. Feb 2012  - Am 29. Angekommen, eingecheckt und zum New York gegangen wo es sauuuu geile Burger gibt, ich hatte ein Beef Stroganoff Sandwich...sau geil( weniger sau geil war die Made im Chilli gewuerz..ohhh wie peinlich) - Dann im Hostal ...

La fortuna revisited, La fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La fortuna revisited

A travel blog entry by crtravel

... rest of my trip.(I only made it 4 days on two slices a day) I dank a bunch of coffee and read a bunch of books. To be honest la fortuna is super boring. But i hiked to the rope swing that we couldnt find the last time i was here and let me tell you it is ...

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

Arenal / La Fortuna Overview

A travel blog entry by toadhall

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Sightseeing La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Sightseeing La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by sacker33

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... were wiped out and 100+ people lost their lives. It is now known for its many natural volcanic hot springs/pools and the La Fortuna waterfall. Unfortunately, due to our loss of a day and lack of car we were unable to visit the therapeutic hot ...

Volcano, what volcano?, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano, what volcano?

A travel blog entry by bargreenwood

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... birds high up in the trees, presumably they had flown up there.  The crested one was particularly handsome. We travelled onto La Fortuna waterfall which 12 of the group, including Eric, walked down 700 steps to view at close quarters and some to ...

Torinian account, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Torinian account

A travel blog entry by jfshannon

Day two of the costa rican adventure. Torin here, we just got back from: walking, shopping, eating, walking, walking, walking and walking some more. It was soooo fun. We headed down from our hotel into town and looked at some shops, my sister bought ...

Packing it in.., La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Packing it in..

A travel blog entry by sheena-andy

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... the farm was his family’s and we got to meet his father, mother, and brother who all worked there as well.  Costa Ricans are really family oriented people and you often find parents hanging out with their kids and vice versa. The best part of ...

"Der Vulkan"

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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... . Blitzartig ziehe ich das Handy rein. Ich habe Glück, es ist Alles gut gegangen. Über Guapiles geht's nach La Fortuna, meist durch sehr landwirtschaftlich geprägte Landschaften. Wir fahren an endlosen Feldern mit Bananen, Ananas und anderen Früchten ...

Volcano, Waterfall, Lightning, and Lake, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano, Waterfall, Lightning, and Lake

A travel blog entry by lukitolocita

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... the most frightened Liz got was when I mentioned that she probably had an amoeba in her brain getting water up here nose. Haha. We took off from La Fortuna and jumped on the ferry across Lake Arenal to head over to Mondeverde for some zip line tours! ...

From one coast to another, Brasilito via La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

From one coast to another

A travel blog entry by croixfamily

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After leaving Tortuguero we headed inland to La Fortuna. We spent a few extra days there because we ran into friends from Dominical. They drove past us one day in a van and screamed out the window, "Read Your E-mail." We spent lots of time at the hot ...

Day 179, San Carlos Canton, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 179

A travel blog entry by maccamate52

... Christina and took a boat over to Tortuguero. We walked along the beach and saw the sunrise. Great time of the day! We got a bus to Fortuna, where you can see Arenal Volcano. It is a magical site. I can actually see the whole volcano from my hotel ...

Volcano in the clouds, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano in the clouds

A travel blog entry by col.caf

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... powerful, and even a second waterfall, usually not there had appeared due to the volume of rain. Afterwards I was taken back to La Fortuna for lunch before again being ferried to the hot springs outside the town. Most the Volcanoes hot springs have been ...

La Fortuna: Arenal and Hot Springs, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna: Arenal and Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by journeyjoy

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Left Casa Yoses via taxi and got dropped off at the bus station where we took a bus to La Fortuna. After getting off the bus in La Fortuna, we walked across the street to a series of tour companies. We chose Red Lava tours and made plans to visit the ...

Day 4, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by ryanaross

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... don't think I will be doing the zip lines. I've also decided not to go on to Monteverde like I had planned since it is a lot like La Fortuna.  At the same time I've decided to stay another night here so that I can do a big hike. Maya went and told me ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by 7cmiller

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... the hot springs entrance fee at a price slightly cheaper than the entrance fee charged at the hot springs. For folks visiting La Fortuna, talk to tour companies to strike a better deal on the entrance fee. Eco Centro Danaus ...

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