Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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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 ...

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, San Carlos Canton, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by ls90000

On the 28th I arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica where I joined up with the group I'd be touring Central America with. On the 29th we went to La Fortuna. Here I went rafting and cave spelunking both of which were great fun. We learned the term 'pura vida' ...

Volcán Arenal y la fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcán Arenal y la fortuna

A travel blog entry by pfefferle

... mehrere Hügel hinweg, das Ende war gar nicht erst ersichtlich. Am Mittag bin ich dann nach unglaublich langer Busfahrt in la Fortuna angekommen und auch gleich auf eine vier-stündige Vulkanwanderschaft. Ich glaube wenn das hier so weitergeht, dann haben ...

volcanoes & 2 for 1 daquiris, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

volcanoes & 2 for 1 daquiris

A travel blog entry by kimjames2010

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... and an AMAZING waterfall that you can see in our pictures (its a man made three tier waterfall). The next couple days we relaxed by the pool and then headed for Puerto Viejo. I`ll post the pictures for La Fortuna and update the others asap. Talk soon ...

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

Relaxing !!!!

A travel blog entry by maich

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The following day was the way to La Fortuna near the famous Volcano Arenal. The best way to get there is bus – boat – bus, instead of Jeep-Boat-Jeep as the agencies proclaim it to make it more interesting to the stupid tourists ;-). It took ...

Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by puravida_estep

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... . We did see lava flowing that night occasionally which was really neat. Before we left on Saturday, we spent some time walking around La Fortuna. It's a nice place but it is very touristy - many souvenir shops and tour places, but not a lot of actual ...

Arenal, and the volcano obsession begins, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal, and the volcano obsession begins

A travel blog entry by yanayz

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Since we didn't bother to book a hotel in advance, we decided to just ask the shuttle driver to drop us off at the no.1 rated TripAdvisor one.   So, a little(?) above our budget, we discovered life is good. soooo good. The view from the room is ...

Day 6 - Drive to Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 6 - Drive to Arenal

A travel blog entry by sean_clare

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... room decent and had a great view of the volcano and was worth the $65/night price (tax and breakfast included) We drove back to La Fortuna and ate a pricey lunch at Las Brasitas. The rain finally let up and we walked around La Fortuna for a bit before ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by mjnelson18

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... flies, the small, unairconditioned bus takes well over 4 hours on the winding roads through the beautiful and impressive landscape. On arrival to La Fortuna, we find the hostel James has booked and once again we seem to be living in near luxury. We are ...

Volcan Arenal, Guanacaste, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by flipflop.chels

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On the road to La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

On the road to La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by maikhanhph

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Today we traveled by van to La Fortuna, at the foot of Arenal Volcano, our next adventure base. After checking in the hotel, we went on a hike around the base of the volcano, saw the volcano erupted (that was cool). After ...

A Drive, Hot Springs and Volcanos, OH MOY!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

A Drive, Hot Springs and Volcanos, OH MOY!

A travel blog entry by ss-travels

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... you go bleh" -Sara That pretty much sums up that part of the day. Took us quite some time to get from Playa Hermosa to La Fortuna. We saw some great stuff along the way, like the huge lake Arenal as well as some other stuff I'll update later. Checking ...

Up in the rain-forest, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Up in the rain-forest

A travel blog entry by travellerbruce

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... on a regular week-day. If the economic health of a country can be judged by the level of traffic congestion, I would say that Costa Rica has an excellent economy..! Not only were there a lot of private cars and busses, but the further north we drove the ...

First stop, La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

First stop, La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by robinandaaron

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... were also gorgeous views of Lake Arenal.   That afternoon we took a taxi into the nearby town of La Fortuna.  We enjoyed a traditional Costa Rican lunch, explored central park, and had some of the most delicious coffee of my life.   ...

Under the mountain, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Under the mountain

A travel blog entry by rainman2468

We caught a shuttle to La Fortuna that was decent. We didn't actually get up to anything here though. We had planned on going and checking out a waterfall but the weather was average so we just hung out around town. With Easter coming up we were forced to ...

Great hike from base to the green lagoon., La Fortuna Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

Great hike from base to the green lagoon.

A travel blog entry by jalexmtl

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We arrived in La Fortuna early evening we checked into our hotel rooms then headed of to town a 10 min walk away to get some cash and to get something to eat.  We stopped to eat at an open air style laid back cafe.  I don't remember what it was ...

Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal

A travel blog entry by pema80

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Am Samstag fuhren wir weiter nach Arenal wo wir unsere letzten zwei Nächte in Costa Rica verbringen werden. Von der Rio Celeste Mountain Lodge haben wir noch ein Lunchpaket erhalten. Also hielten wir an einem schönen Plätzchen am Arenalsee und genossen ...

Apparently there's a volcano here somewhere, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Apparently there's a volcano here somewhere

A travel blog entry by pilgrim143

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... sort of stuff. And the internet is down & the volcano is behind muchos cloud. So its the taxi into town for some 'real' Coata Rica & cheap laundry. This is not the hotel package I thought I'd bought but on the bright side it is all very posh. More rain ...

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