Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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White Water Rafting & Farewell Dinner, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

White Water Rafting & Farewell Dinner

A travel blog entry by magnoliakitties

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... a tree frog that was green and black but poisonous. Then we got back on the bus for another hour and 45 minute ride to La Fortuna where we did more shopping. The last part of the day was the Farewell Dinner. There was a band playing Costa Rican music and ...

Hikes, hot spring and Tarzan swings - for free, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Hikes, hot spring and Tarzan swings - for free

A travel blog entry by wsbyama

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... bus-boat-bus (even though they tell you it's jeep-boat-jeep) journey from Monteverde, we arrived in the picturesque surrounds of La Fortuna. From the peaceful, but choppy, Lago Arenal, to the horizon-dominating peaks of Volcan Arenal and Cerro Chatto. La ...

Pura Vida!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida!

A travel blog entry by rachelsworld

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... fun, and even had us high fiving with our paddles as we shouted 'pura vida', which literally means 'pure life' and is the Costa rican saying for everything! I guess it's a bit like Hakuna Matata in Swahili, it just means 'no worries, life's good, enjoy ...

Last day in Costa Rica, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Last day in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by laura981

So we wake up, shower, and pack our stuff. It is raining out which means none of Amanda's stuff that she washed dried.  If we want to return the car on time and not pay any extra money then we have to leave by 11am.  I have already comes to ...

ARENAL and Surroundings, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

ARENAL and Surroundings

A travel blog entry by trinitrish

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... La Fortuna in the early afternoon. On a whim, we asked the owner of Mi Tierra about recommended places to stay while in La Fortuna. I had researched several places on the net and through hostel bookers but hadnt actually booked any as I figured I would do ...

on the edge of a volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

on the edge of a volcano

A travel blog entry by laurihart

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... top of the arenal volcano and a bunch of bugs and birds.  Eventually Are & I roll out.of bed and we hit La Fortuna for breakfast. Best of breakfast was R's carrot & orange juice shake.  Yum. We decide todrive around the volcano area. ...

spa ho's, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

spa ho's

A travel blog entry by laurihart

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or sp-os...we head to the hot springs.  D & Rach are getting massages and I get a facial.  what's not to like?  Hot cabana boys.  Ot pools.  Spectacular setting,  Relaxing music, sound of the river nearby the open ...

Rara Avis and the tractor of pain, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Rara Avis and the tractor of pain

A travel blog entry by dylang

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La Fortuna, San Carlos Canton, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by kingy2

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... a nurse in a private hospital down the road as we think the leg may need a further looking at.... Who said romance is dead! La Fortuna DAY THREE Up, breakfast and down the medical centre by nine only to find the doctor is not there until eleven, so we ...

Day 4, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by hcasaintsmt2014

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... perseveres. Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be sealed; where there is knowledge, it will pass away." Hasta La Juega! (We think this is spelled right, but not for certain.)   ...

Pura Vida, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida

A travel blog entry by rachelniewiada

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... For canyoneering, we reppeled down gorgeous waterfalls (have you ever seen an ugly one? Let's be real.) in the rainforest around Costa Rica's Arenal volcano. It was such an adrenaline rush as we desended the volcano with the falls pushing us forward. We ...

Arenal Volcano & the Cerro Chato, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal Volcano & the Cerro Chato

A travel blog entry by felixyorugua

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Gab: Before I begin describing what we did today, I would like to draw your attention to the pictures of our "jungle tent" at the Essence Arenal youth hostel. It was a bit basic but at least we had a lamp inside. At night we heard coyotes howling before ...

Rio de Americanos..., La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Rio de Americanos...

A travel blog entry by anna_lah

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... or being surrounded by a group of very attractive men (and none being handy), I took a jeep-boat-jeep combination trip to La Fortuna, a town sitting at the base of a particularly large volcano (the volcano thing I later learned was to become a bit of a ...

Volcano wonderland 3-5 July, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano wonderland 3-5 July

A travel blog entry by jones2000

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Did you know that Costa Rica has 120 volcanoes? Today we set off to stay at the one that erupted most recently - 1968 and a few minor eruptions since then, the last being in 2010. As this would take most of the day we set off early and said goodbye to ...

Day 4- Falls, Walk and Tabacon, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 4- Falls, Walk and Tabacon

A travel blog entry by lauriesnym

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Another rainy day in the rainforest. It was about 78 degrees and we walked up the road (same road as Cerro Chato is on) to La Fortuna Falls. It was up all the way and took lots of energy and a few hours. Pretty scenery on the way. Later we decided to ...

Arenal hanging bridges, Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal hanging bridges

A travel blog entry by cheroutre

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... heel lief eekhoorntje gezien. Een erg warm en vochtig rondje. Gelukkig koelt het hier 's avonds een stuk meer af dan in La Selva wat het slapen wel ten goede komt ;-) Na de excursie heerlijk in Caribische sferen geluncht (regaemuziek, rasta jongens, ...

Arenal Vulkan Tour, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal Vulkan Tour

A travel blog entry by connyb143

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... nie um 8 Uhr Check Out und Abholung. Auf gehts zum Hotel Las Colinas und dann in den Regenwald. Busfahrt nach La Fortuna dauer ca. 3 1/2 Stunden. Wunderschöne Gegend überall Bananenpalmen und alles super schön grün. Hotel super schön mit vielen ...

Jun 24, 2011, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Jun 24, 2011

A travel blog entry by bnd2sqrs

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La Fortuna de San Carlos, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna de San Carlos

A travel blog entry by mannchild...

La Fortuna de San Carlos and the Arenal ...

Words by Naomi Scott our Guest Editor, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Words by Naomi Scott our Guest Editor

A travel blog entry by ianandsarah2014

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... over morning coffee and pictures will follow. There's a couple of sloths on the trees outside the lodge, they don't move much. In La Fortuna they met a cool guy at Red Lava tourist centre, Wybe (Dutch) who booked their trips. First off, quad biking. ...

Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Hot Springs, Oh My!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Hot Springs, Oh My!

A travel blog entry by lauramitchell13

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... a ridiculous hour (6am) for me (the sleep-a-holic) and walked the beautiful property here at Villa Hermosa outside of La Fortuna, Costa Rica. The birds were out in droves and I got to see woodpeckers and tanagers and hummingbirds frolicking in the morning ...

La Fortuna - Day 3 and travel to San Jose, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna - Day 3 and travel to San Jose

A travel blog entry by gjhoy

American guy (the fat one) was spewing all morning. After a kind of sleep in we checked out and wandered down the road for coffee to the cafe next door to An'chio. One of the best coffees I've had in a long time! No sugar necessary. Perfect taste. We ...

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

La Fortuna - Day 2

A travel blog entry by gjhoy

Tour to Rio Celeste Waterfall When we woke up it was still pouring rain. We had heard the beautiful blue waters of rio celeste turn a murky brown so we marched down to Gringo Pete's at 7am to ask to change tours. He assured us he had called the park ...

Waterfall Birthday, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Waterfall Birthday

A travel blog entry by shalynnpack

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... he’s come here to film, starring me. So now I’ve gotta work on my acting skills! La Fortuna is a tourist destination in NW Costa Rica. It has everything---lowland rainforest surrounding the peak of Volcán Arenal, water sports on Lake Arenal, ...

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

La Fortuna and Baldi Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by costaricahotel

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... ;meal and endless tropical fresh drink mix, the drink was made of watermelons and local fruits that are only available in Costa Rica, a kind of sweet sour taste that thrills the taste buds. The place itself looked like an extremely expensive ...

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

Rainy La Fortuna!

A travel blog entry by lisatsen

... in terms of getting it in my travels! But boy oh boy is it nice to eat! Oh and we tried one of the famous dishes here in Costa Rica called "Gallo Pinto" which is a beans and rice dish. At first we were like ... uh ok...just beans and rice ... they must ...

Day 5 - Travel Day to La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 5 - Travel Day to La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by dylika

Missing out on rafting trip Nice room... with television Hike to Waterfall Wonderful Steak Dinner Introduction to ...

A wet day in La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

A wet day in La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... hotel rooms and tours while we were retreiving our luggages. From what I read in the tour book, there are lots of scams in La Fortuna, so we basically ignored them. My dad and I walked around for the next 20 minutes looking for this Cabina Grijalba that ...

Adventures!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Adventures!

A travel blog entry by team0506

Right now were up in La Fortuna, a small town far north in Costa Rica. Came back from an island in Panama some days ago, ws really nice but rained all the time so didn't stay there long.. So caught one of the local buses up here. It's quite an experiences ...

Alternativprogramm: Bädele, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Alternativprogramm: Bädele

A travel blog entry by rahelundpeter

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... an und so entscheiden wir uns für einen Badetag. Dank Vulkan gibt es ja auch heisse Quellen und einige Badelandschaften Costa-Rica-Style. Auf dem Weg dorthin nehmen wir unsere frisch gewaschenen und fein riechenden und insbesondere trockenen Sachen in ...

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