Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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Vulkan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Vulkan Arenal

A travel blog entry by _aarolilja

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La fortuna er en liten by som ligger i frodig regnskog rundt vulkan Arenal over 1000 moh nord i Costa Rica. Denne vulkanen er fortsatt aktiv og befolkningen i byen er stadig redd for et plutselig vulkanutbrudd. Det forrige vulkanutbruddet var paa ...

Restaurante Nene, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Restaurante Nene

A travel blog entry by get_tours

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... our first night in Costa Rica we ate at Nene's Restaurant (also called Restaurante Nene’s), located in the heart of La Fortuna, Arenal. Our waiter, and owner of the restaurant, Mario, was incredibly welcoming and hospitable. Nene’s had a ...

Kicking Ass in the Wimpy Boat, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Kicking Ass in the Wimpy Boat

A travel blog entry by hughsie23

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After the previous nights escapades, I was really surpirsed to wake up feeling well rested, but poor Tom on the otherhand was a tad bit hungover and suffering from the beginning effects of Montezuma's Revenge.  We were prebooked to go ...

Vulcano Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Vulcano Arenal

A travel blog entry by xlotusx

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... de kjørte som noen gærninger, regnet styrtet ned og veiene var veldig dårlig. Helskinna klarte vi iallefall å komme til La Fortuna seint på kvelden. La Fortuna ligger rett ved foten av en levende vulkan. Til og med backpackere som ...

Greetings from Volcano View Villas, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Greetings from Volcano View Villas

A travel blog entry by valetroy

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... falls and broken limbs and insurance cover.  But a relaxing soak in some totally opulent hot springs soothed my poor aching self. Costa Rica is costly - it's just not possible to do anything for free, every single thing has an entrance fee - but ...

La fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La fortuna

A travel blog entry by crtravel

We arrived in La Fortuna by this thing called Jeep Boat Jeep (They were taxis and not jeeps). The volcano Arenal was huge and you could see it everywhere you went! Our hostel was super awesome! It had a pool and hammocks and a really nice couch that they ...

Reward time! , La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Reward time!

A travel blog entry by walkertech

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Today we were picked up from the town where we are building and taken to La Fortuna, a tourist town at the foot of Volcan Arenal. On the way we visited a famous high bridge where we stopped to take a few pictures. We were picked up by Alonso who spoke ...

I forgot one thing...., La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

I forgot one thing....

A travel blog entry by bronds12

I got thrown out of the raft when we where white water rafting. I tried to pull Dennis in with me but couldn't do it.... He later elbowed me in the eye he says accidentally. That's what he always said when we were kids, so not believing ...

In the Jungle, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

In the Jungle

A travel blog entry by sianm_jones

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Bore cynnar arall oherwydd fy mod wedi becio i fynd ar daith i weld bach o fyd natur Costa Rica yn y Cano Nature Reserve. Ar y ffordd fe wnaethon ni stopio yn las iguanas i weld iguanas. Roedd rhai o nhw yn enfawr. Dyma oedd y tro cyntaf i fi weld nhw yn ...

Rain, rain go away...OK then we'll leave, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Rain, rain go away...OK then we'll leave

A travel blog entry by buechler

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... , we were ready for a rest. This was probably a good thing as we heard about Otto on our way back from Cano Negro.  Costa Rica hasn't had a hurricane for as long as most people can remember so they have no idea what to expect.  They started ...

Vulkan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Vulkan Arenal

A travel blog entry by jerrytrip

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Wir übernachten im kleinen Ort La Fortuna neben dem imposanten Vulkan 'Arenal'. Eigentlich war der Plan, glühende Lava zu sehen wie in unserem Reiseführer von 2010 beschrieben. Damals gab es häufig (wie ich verstanden habe fast ...

Dec 25, 2014, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Dec 25, 2014

A travel blog entry by trivia

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White water rafting, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

White water rafting

A travel blog entry by bronds12

On our way to white water ...

Vulkan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Vulkan Arenal

A travel blog entry by mittelamerika

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... tolle Ausblicke auf den Vulkan, den Arenalsee und den Regenwald. Nachdem wir wieder alle komplett waren fuhren wir in die Stadt La Fortuna, um dort Waesche zu waschen und ins Internet zu gehen. Wir hoffen, dass unsere Waesche gleich noch passt und ...

Volcano Time, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano Time

A travel blog entry by jessi330

... Costa Rica they tell you the roads are bad. Well, not this one. We get there about 4.5 hours later.  Bus: San Jose - La Fortuna Fare:  Duration: 4.5 hours paved It is so hot and humid there! We get off the bus and there are some tour operators ...

Flying back to Miami, San Carlos Canton, Costa Rica travel blog

Flying back to Miami

A travel blog entry by michaelgarcia

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The same distance that we took 3 houts to rive form the International Airport, took us 25 minutes in a double prop, 12 seat plane. It was not too bad. WE arrived here at Juan Santamaria airport and are waiting for our flights. Mine to Miami, the girls ...

Fantas-TICO, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Fantas-TICO

A travel blog entry by hollynjym

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... a place I had wanted to stay at for years.  When we came before it was considered high end at the time under Costa Rican standards and I absolutely loved it.  It was rustic and blended well with the rainforest.  It was hands down the most ...

Day 2: La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 2: La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by stacyhanson

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... we joined them. Ate lunch at Resturante Nenes, http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g309226-d1232382-Reviews-Nene_s_RestaurantLa_Fortuna_de_San_Carlos_Arenal_Volcano_National_Park_Province_.html.  Jorge, our guide, says he likes the ceviche ...

Number Two, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Number Two

A travel blog entry by danica-altin

... time despite almost being left behind at the rest stop... NBD again.     Upon arrival in La Fortuna, we checked in to ¨Costa Rica´s only 5-star hostel.¨ The rooms are nothing fancy, but the whole property is like ...

Wedding Day, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Wedding Day

A travel blog entry by andyandjen

Aftre sleeping in a bit, the best men met up at Josh's room and then headed down to the restaurant at the resort for an early lunch. Josh was treating the guys to a day of Stand-Up Paddleboarding on Lake Arenal. The excursion van picked us up and drove ...

La Fortuna, Bagaces, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by claire-jellard

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... an hour, but then the trouble began! First of all, it took ages to get through the Panamanian customs. However, compared to the Costa Rican authorities, it was a piece of cake! On the Costa Rican side, it was a case of endless form filling in stifling ...

Pura Vida - Costa Rica, Bagaces, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida - Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by tomandlotus

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... just in time for kick off leaving the owner with a rye smile on his face! Heading up through Costa Rica again, we took a horse ride and boat to la fortuna, where Volcan Arena sat. The horse ride was well....interesting. From the outset it was clear that ...

Non-stop action at Arenal!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Non-stop action at Arenal!

A travel blog entry by friskyc

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Hola.  What a day!  It was literally non-stop.  I woke up at 7 after 4 hours sleep (went salsa dancing last night.  My tour guide is an amazing dancer and taught me some fancy footwork.)  Anyway, although I'm not as young as I ...

Zippin along, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Zippin along

A travel blog entry by saroni

... . At this point we have acquired a k-9 friend. We have dinner at the resort, which is expensive but delicious. Whoever told Jamie Costa Rica is cheap was a liar! We haven't found one cheap thing. However, the beautiful flora and fauna makes it worth the ...

Short Stop over, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Short Stop over

A travel blog entry by patrice_eoin

... Lava Lava Man". This man promised lava would be seen but if not a full refund would be given. Low and behold, upon arrival in La Fortuna, we quickly learnt that the volcano had not been active in the last 2 years. Our guide book was evidently out of date. ...

Pura Vida, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by realitycanwait

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... as the rest of the city seemed to wake up. The museum had a pretty big butterfly garden and was filledarcheological artifacts from Costa Rica. Overall, we really enjoyed seeing San Jose and although some parts are rather grungy, it definitely has a unique ...

En dag på cykel, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

En dag på cykel

A travel blog entry by christian1986

... vride min trøje! Indgangen til springvandet var et hus hvor man skulle købe (dyre) billetter, men efter vores opslidende tur op ad Costa Ricas Alpe d'Huez, var vi parate til at betale hvad som helst for at se det åndssvage vandfald. Og jeg må sige at ...

Day at the Coffee plantation, San Carlos, Costa Rica travel blog

Day at the Coffee plantation

A travel blog entry by anthie

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... The coffee plantation where we planned to visit. It began pouring rain as we got there and out we went still for our plantation tour. Costa Rica is famous for its coffee and we got to learn how it's picked and proceeded. We got a tour of the coffee ...

Cahuita to La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Cahuita to La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by shoestring

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... She promptly showed me the little frog that I had been searching for he is so beautiful and I think the most photographed frog in Costa Rica as I took about 70 photos I just couldn't help myself .Then went for a leisurely stroll along the beach front and ...

The Trifecta..., La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

The Trifecta...

A travel blog entry by bpancoast

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Our day began with a 5am wake up call to ready ourselves for a busy day ahead. We assisted in rounding up 39 residents from Manos, directed by an army of volunteers and staff from Manos Abiertas. Bags, restless people, food, and tying wheelchairs to the ...

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