Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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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 ...

So much wild life!, La Fortuna Costa Rica , Costa Rica travel blog

So much wild life!

A travel blog entry by queenietord

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... people got on the larger one and sailed off while the remaining 35 of us plus luggage got onto the smaller one ! We are now in La Fortuna and last night a few of us went to some hot springs which are supposed to be the biggest in Costa Rica. The water in ...

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.  ...

Day Two, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day Two

A travel blog entry by hcasaintsmt2014

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... chefs Jessica, Kim, and Kirsten. It was delicious, obviously. We then proceeded to church where we worshiped with the community of La Fortuna. The Spirit filled the church today, as shown by the members who sang and danced with all their hearts. The ...

No volcano in sight but beautiful country, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

No volcano in sight but beautiful country

A travel blog entry by shbell

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We have stayed the last two nights here in La Fortuna at the base of the Arenal volcano but the top has been covered with clouds so we could not see it. Apparently you can only see the top about 30% of the time, and the chances of seeing an actual ...

Travel to La Fortuna/ Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Travel to La Fortuna/ Arenal

A travel blog entry by dimparcio

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... a Margarita and some hot wings, I get chatting to the owner of the bar who is from California but has been here in Costa Rica running this business for 4 years and also another Californian girl who is working for one of the tour company’s down here ...

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

A travel blog entry by jfshannon

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... with no more access to Facebook if she doesn't write as well). We went on a canyoneering and white water rafting tour two days ago in La Fortuna. JF described this as one of the best things we'd done on any trip, ever. And I concur. I am also happy that ...

Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal

A travel blog entry by tanja1989

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Cooler Geburtstag heute... Zum Frühstück überraschte mich meine Schwester ❤️ mit einem Überraschungsdrink.. der war besser wie eine Torte so super! Dann ging es auch schon los zum White Water Rafting das war richtig fun ...

Oct 05, 2013, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Oct 05, 2013

A travel blog entry by davesturdy

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

Waterfalls and Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by jonandfinola

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Day 2, December 12, 2008, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 2, December 12, 2008

A travel blog entry by lauriesnym

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... , we could afford the tours we wanted to go on). The driveway was pretty difficult to get into.  Potholes are everywhere in Costa Rica. Some you could take a tour of by helicopter. Our tour guide the next day said they are Costa Rican Massages. I ...

In the shadow of a volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

In the shadow of a volcano

A travel blog entry by signemikkelsen

The day after Mette arrived, a Danish girl that Esteban and his family are friends with, we packed our bags once again and headed for La Fortuna and Volcán Arenal for a small trip of 3 nights. Mette came here to Costa Rica to study for six months as she ...

Through Nicaragua onto Costa Rica, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Through Nicaragua onto Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by unabearpark

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... volcanoes (one of which I'm planning to climb tomorrow and swim in the pool in the crater), waterfalls and thermal springs. Costa Rica seems more developed, wealthier and safer than the other countries we've seen and consequently more expensive. I like ...

Rain, Rain and More Rain, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Rain, Rain and More Rain

A travel blog entry by hildine

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Waterfall rapelling, white water rafting, live lava volcano night walk...sounds awesome right....so ya this is what was supposed to happen but didn't because of the massive amount of rain. It literally poured harder than I've ever seen before in my ...

Chris' Visit to Costa Rica, Puntarenas, Jaco, Quepos, and La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Chris' Visit to Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jinghra

... while sitting in a natural hot spring sipping cosmopolitans and mai tais. Does it get any better? Saturday-Chris and I bummed around La Fortuna, went to the swimming hole and swung off the rope swing for a while then made the longer than usual drive ...

Arenal vulkaan, San Carlos Canton, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal vulkaan

A travel blog entry by winkitinki

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Na een heerlijk ontbijt besluiten we toch maar de regen en de wind te trotseren en gaan op weg naar national parque vulcano Arenal. De weg is nog niet gerepareerd. De tocht er naar toe duurt anderhalf uur en we zijn blij als we er zijn. Bij de ingang ...

Costa Rica Descents Rafting, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica Descents Rafting

A travel blog entry by crdescents

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... and knowledge truly is outstanding. With their eminent service in excellence and passion for the river, Costa Rica Descents is by far the best company in La Fortuna. Each guide is fluent in Spanish and English and has a true love for the river. These ...

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

La Fortuna, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jeg3tw

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... included dinner.  This part of the day seemed a little pointless and we returned early to our own resort. The last day in La Fortuna was spent white water rafting which I did with my family.  We set up this excursion through the hotel and it ...

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