Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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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 ...

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 ...

Day Three - Off to the volcano!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day Three - Off to the volcano!

A travel blog entry by genevieve

We leave early in the morning to get to La Fortuna. The drive is beautiful but rough. We just keep driving north and hope we're going in the right direction. Hotel - waaaaaaay in the middle of nowhere up a rocky mountain road. Pick up a ...

Aug 29, 2013, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Aug 29, 2013

A travel blog entry by brianporter

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Volcanoes and White Water, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcanoes and White Water

A travel blog entry by stacek68

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... - he is not so keen.   Emily dropped us at the bus terminal bright and early Sunday morning for our journey to La Fortuna - a small town at the foot of Volcano Arenal.  On arriving, we were blown away by the size and beauty of this ...

Bienvenidos a Heredia!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Bienvenidos a Heredia!

A travel blog entry by friskyc

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... apartment (unnecessary but appreciated) right across from the school.  Ahhhh... the good life. We had a great morning this morning in La Fortuna.  We went to see La Fortuna waterfall (la Catarata de la Fortuna) in the morning.  Right at ...

Arenal Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal Hanging Bridges

A travel blog entry by purdie

... and plenty of lizards and geckos. There were great views of the volcano and some beautiful overlooks of the jungle itself. It was a beautiful way to end our La Fortuna trip!! Now we're waiting at our hotel for our ride to Liberia. The end has ...

Majestic Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Majestic Volcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by pathube

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... on the Pacuare River, finishing the day at the relaxing Caribbean town of Puerto Viejo.This ended up being a smart decision since La Fortuna didn't seem that exciting. The view from Santa Elena on our way to La Fortuna was quite beautiful; catching our ...

Another volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Another volcano

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... through on the road). In the late afternoon we ended up on a road next to the river that flows past the supermarket in La Fortuna (turn right where the road becomes impassable because of a one-way system, then left at the bottom and park near the ...

Cruising into Costa Rica, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Cruising into Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by angelmaclaverty

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Crossing into Costa Rica was easy peasy.. Lots of buses to Tilaran, headed for Volcan Arenal for some walkies.. shame a lot of things very expensive to get to so didn't get to do all we planned, got invited  to a finca and a bull riding competition ...

Back to civilization - Activity central!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to civilization - Activity central!

A travel blog entry by laura_costarica

... of rafting in total, and stopped to swim in the crystal clear water, as well as jumping into the rapids from high up rocks. Costa Rica is having a particularly dry 'wet season' (their 'winter') so the river was quite low and didn't quite reach class 4 ...

Volcano Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano Arenal

A travel blog entry by travljini

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... than anything, but it gnaws at me when I mentally add up the cost of the items in my head.  Our bus journey to La Fortuna departs at 7:00 and is memorable, if not long.  We go up and down hills around Lago Arenal, with quite stunning ...

Grens van Nicaragua naar Costa Rica overgestoken, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Grens van Nicaragua naar Costa Rica overgestoken

A travel blog entry by karin_rav.

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Maandag 8 augustus 2011 Gisteren ben ik na een erg lange reisdag aangekomen in La Fortuna, Costa Rica. Om 04.00 uur ging de wekker in El Castillo, omdat de eerste panga naar San Carlos om 05.00 uur vertrekt. De bootreis naar San Carlos duurt ongeveer ...

Ziplining, Volcanos, & Hot Springs, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplining, Volcanos, & Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by magnoliakitties

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... After dinner we just got back on the bus to return to the hotel and go to bed.   Overall, it was a great day in Costa Rica. I loved zipping and the hot springs. Note From Bob:  The forecast for today was chance of ash followed by a slight chance ...

Entspannung, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Entspannung

A travel blog entry by kseto2012

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Wir möchten euch natürlich trotzdem nicht ganz vorenthalten, wie luxuriös unsere letzte Unterkunft ist. Nach der Ökolodge geniessen wir den Luxus trotz Schuldgefühlen. Das Hotel ist ganz amerikanisch eingerichtet und der Umweltschutz wird ...

humid rain forest, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

humid rain forest

A travel blog entry by susanneontour

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... ausfiel, wir nicht am Strand liegen und uns sonnen konnten, beschlossen wir wieder ins Landesinnere zu fahren. Wir landeten in La Fortuna und marschierten mit William - unserem verrückten Touristenführer - durch den feuchten Regenwald, zum Vulkan Arenal ...

Fortunate in La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Fortunate in La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault

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... . We decided to explore La Fortuna waterfall and then head for the Cerro Chato hike that overlooks Volcan Arenal. We swam in La Fortuna waterfall lake - refreshing and powerful. We hiked Cerro Chato which took 4 hours round trip. It is a perfect round ...

In the jungle the mighty jungle...., La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

In the jungle the mighty jungle....

A travel blog entry by sacker33

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Upon arrival in the middle of the night, we were greeted by the security guard who loaded our luggage on a golf cart and took us up a steep hill to our room. It was pitch black, no light except the dim headlight on the cart and we couldn't see a ...

A Day in the LIfe, Arenal, Costa Rica travel blog

A Day in the LIfe

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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... some of the women displayed crafts for sale. Jewelry and purses made using old newspaper and magazines; recycling is important in Costa Rica and the women are creating treasures from discarded paper. We split up into smaller groups and we were driven to ...

We lava the volcano!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

We lava the volcano!

A travel blog entry by ruthandmike

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... on some old lava and get some great views of the old lava flows and the steaming vents at the top.  There's a lake in La Fortuna too and the views from the volcano walk are lovely. After all that exertion we decided that a bit of hot ...

Relaxing in the shadow of Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Relaxing in the shadow of Volcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by emmaandalicia

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... -up bars in a couple of the pools. Our hostel here is really nice, indeed it calls itself the only 5 star backpackers' place in Costa Rica. It has a huge pool, swim-up bar, sun lounges, hammocks and semi-hot water showers!!! We have explored town quite ...

Car Rides and Caballos, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Car Rides and Caballos

A travel blog entry by caseyandkaley

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... was a funny cartoon picture sign - we got a photo of that too. After the zoo, we started off in the car and headed to La Fortuna.  A very lively city that sits near the base of Arenal Volcano and close to Arenal Lake - as you can see on the ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by panzaverde

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... honey!  We weren´t brave enough to try anything too weird though.  The coffee was really good, and locally grown. La Fortuna is a touristy town and appeared to be growing rapidly.  There was new construction all over the place.  ...

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