Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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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 ...

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 ...

Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal Volcano

A travel blog entry by welshdr

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hi.. we had a fun dinner last night ..talked with the owner "jack" of outback jacks and his wife.. nice older couple from Australia.. got back to our hotel and it was POURING.. we got soaked running from our car to the hotel! it went away though and ...

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 ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by lyleston

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Ready to Rumble....Arenal Erupts and more :-o, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Ready to Rumble....Arenal Erupts and more :-o

A travel blog entry by thebertstriplog

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This is a most beautiful area to see. Especially Arenal, and the lodge Silencio Del Campo... We were happy to find that Silencio Del Campo has a new mineral health springs and spa...Mom and I were treated to Volcano Mud Mask-Facials... Jerry, Jake and I ...

Day 14, Costa Rica: Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 14, Costa Rica: Volcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by soumimaria

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This volcan is still active and the place is very popular for its hot spring waters. I had such a fun night with my family in La Fortuna! Drinking local liquor in hot spring waters and then going to a club and dance on all kinds of latin ...

Volcanoes and Waterfalls...and broken buses, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcanoes and Waterfalls...and broken buses

A travel blog entry by t_rev1980

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... #1), we got into a bigger boat that brought us to the town. It was a really neat way to travel across a good portion of Costa Rica. Brilliant views, and our first volcano of the trip. Pretty cool. In addition, near the town itself, which sits right at ...

Go zip lining with me...., La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Go zip lining with me....

A travel blog entry by bronds12

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Video camera on. Let's go.... Be prepared for some heart palpitations..... Oh wait, that was my heart ...

Jeep-Boat-Jeep to La Fortuna, Costa Rica, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Jeep-Boat-Jeep to La Fortuna, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by shamey0508

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... took us across the lake was empty and we enjoyed the view of the forest bordering the water on most sides. When we arrived in La Fortuna we decided on accommodation at the Sleep Inn Hostel. Shane and I had been advised that it was a great place from a ...

volcano arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

volcano arenal

A travel blog entry by craig_fleming

volcano ...

HIKE'S UNEXPECTED REWARD, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

HIKE'S UNEXPECTED REWARD

A travel blog entry by garynbrown

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... am sitting in the breakfast room of the Hotel el Silencio del Campo just four kilometers from the small town of La Fortuna, Costa Rica and immediately under the belching Arenal Volcano. It actually has been raining pretty much all night long---and ...

Much Too Fancy..., La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Much Too Fancy...

A travel blog entry by kaliaustin

So to catch up a little bit... Monteverde was great.  We did a three and a half hour guided hike in the reserve, then hiked on our own around the park.  We saw lots of birds and saw some really cool plants and trees.  We heard the Quetzal ...

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

La Fortuna, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by randy_rs

La Fortuna, Costa ...

Bridges and waterfalls, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Bridges and waterfalls

A travel blog entry by sheena-andy

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... lazy I'll try and post up a clip.  Here is a website if I do end up being lazy. http://www.arenal.net/la-fortuna-waterfall-costa-rica.htm After that we headed over to the hanging bridges of Arenal.  Again, a website in case I'm lazy. ...

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