Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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Off to La Fortuna for Josh & Jenny's Wedding!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Off to La Fortuna for Josh & Jenny's Wedding!

A travel blog entry by andyandjen

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... the plaza. Nothing really caught our eye, and we had already wasted a lot of time in traffic, so we turned around and headed to La Fortuna. About 3 miles (and over an hour later!) we had almost gotten out of the city. From there it was fairly smooth ...

La Fortuna/Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna/Volcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by teickhoff

hostel volcan arenal national park look out point hot springs ...

Best day yet, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Best day yet

A travel blog entry by bashleyf

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... !! We then went to a restaurant he recommended. It was the best food we've had so far. So flavorful. We walked around downtown La Fortuna for a while and then headed back to the hotel. After about an hour or two Kyle got restless and decided he wanted to ...

Arenal at La Fortuna, Guanacaste, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal at La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by alexkennewell1

Trekked to the impressive waterfall in the national park. Afternoon volcano trek learning about ants and the banana fruit company en route through the jungle to Tabacon. Natural hot springs was an amazing evening of relaxation in steaming pools and ...

Back on our bikes, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Back on our bikes

A travel blog entry by sim_and_mike

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... off the bikes, we continued in the saddle. Climbing a few hills and stopping at the hanging bridge over the Rio Penas. Leaving La Fortuna after the initial hilly stage, we reached La Tigra, continuing through Bajo Rodriguez to Santa Clara. 16 miles. As we ...

Cerro Chato, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Cerro Chato

A travel blog entry by alisonhowarth

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... stop and dipped our toes before the descent. Perfect views of Arenal opened up at the observatory point, we caught glimpses of Costa Rica's unofficial national emblem the red-eyed frog, followed by an incredible sunset over Arenal and then ... HOT RIVER ...

Day 2, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 2

A travel blog entry by ryanaross

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... was okay, I do miss the food from home though. Now I am typing this entry by the poolside, listening to the strange sounds of Costa Rica. Feeling more positive today. I'm going to try to sleep in today and catch up on my sleep, that should help. I fear I ...

Rafting the Rio Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Rafting the Rio Arenal

A travel blog entry by genevieve

We get up early to go rafting and discover that our trip has been cancelled - not enough people to signed up. Instead, we join another group who is going on the Class II-III Rio Arenal. Kind of disappointing since we were hoping for Class IV rapids. ...

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

Gollllllllllllll Costa Rica!

A travel blog entry by victoriabegins

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first, i have to say it was absolute craziness here after the costa rica game on friday.  within minutes of the finish, the town of san ramón had organized a full blown party in central park, a parade, clowns, face-painters, marching band...complete ...

Au pays du Volcan Arena, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Au pays du Volcan Arena

A travel blog entry by pourquoipas

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For English translation, please use Google translate. Costa Rica - La Fortuna Bienvenue à Pura Vida!!! Notre arrivée au Costa Rica à très bien été. Nous avons pris possession de notre voiture et 2 heures plus tard, nous expérimentions les routes ...

Volcan la Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan la Arenal

A travel blog entry by shimmy08

Mi 29. Feb 2012  - Am 29. Angekommen, eingecheckt und zum New York gegangen wo es sauuuu geile Burger gibt, ich hatte ein Beef Stroganoff Sandwich...sau geil( weniger sau geil war die Made im Chilli gewuerz..ohhh wie peinlich) - Dann im Hostal ...

La fortuna revisited, La fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La fortuna revisited

A travel blog entry by crtravel

... rest of my trip.(I only made it 4 days on two slices a day) I dank a bunch of coffee and read a bunch of books. To be honest la fortuna is super boring. But i hiked to the rope swing that we couldnt find the last time i was here and let me tell you it is ...

Arenal / La Fortuna Overview, Arenal / La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal / La Fortuna Overview

A travel blog entry by toadhall

entry. ...

Sightseeing La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Sightseeing La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by sacker33

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... were wiped out and 100+ people lost their lives. It is now known for its many natural volcanic hot springs/pools and the La Fortuna waterfall. Unfortunately, due to our loss of a day and lack of car we were unable to visit the therapeutic hot ...

Volcano, what volcano?, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano, what volcano?

A travel blog entry by bargreenwood

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... birds high up in the trees, presumably they had flown up there.  The crested one was particularly handsome. We travelled onto La Fortuna waterfall which 12 of the group, including Eric, walked down 700 steps to view at close quarters and some to ...

Torinian account, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Torinian account

A travel blog entry by jfshannon

Day two of the costa rican adventure. Torin here, we just got back from: walking, shopping, eating, walking, walking, walking and walking some more. It was soooo fun. We headed down from our hotel into town and looked at some shops, my sister bought ...

Packing it in.., La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Packing it in..

A travel blog entry by sheena-andy

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... the farm was his family’s and we got to meet his father, mother, and brother who all worked there as well.  Costa Ricans are really family oriented people and you often find parents hanging out with their kids and vice versa. The best part of ...

"Der Vulkan"

A travel blog entry by peter.erne.58

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... . Blitzartig ziehe ich das Handy rein. Ich habe Glück, es ist Alles gut gegangen. Über Guapiles geht's nach La Fortuna, meist durch sehr landwirtschaftlich geprägte Landschaften. Wir fahren an endlosen Feldern mit Bananen, Ananas und anderen Früchten ...

Volcano, Waterfall, Lightning, and Lake, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano, Waterfall, Lightning, and Lake

A travel blog entry by lukitolocita

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... the most frightened Liz got was when I mentioned that she probably had an amoeba in her brain getting water up here nose. Haha. We took off from La Fortuna and jumped on the ferry across Lake Arenal to head over to Mondeverde for some zip line tours! ...

Chocolate and hot springs..., La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Chocolate and hot springs...

A travel blog entry by buechler

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... the lodge has a panoramic view of the Arenal Volcano, Arenal Lake and Tilaran Mountain Range which is the continental division line of Costa Rica. On the tour is still possible to see smoke and gasses from the crater as well beautiful gardens, birds, two ...

Volcanoes and Fincas, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcanoes and Fincas

A travel blog entry by kasperfamily

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... eggs this year.  Our stay at Rancho Margot was truly memorable, and we were sad to leave, but our last stop in Costa Rica beckoned, Tenorio National Park.  We stayed outside the village of Bijagua on a farm called Finca Verde Lodge.  The ...

What Goes Down Must Come Up, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

What Goes Down Must Come Up

A travel blog entry by melliekat

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... Tim struggled with the climb. Perhaps it’s time to start an exercise routine?? Because it had clouded over before we arrived in La Fortuna, we did not see the Arenal Volcano. Well we saw the bottom but not the top. But we will have another chance ...

Just like the Highlands, San Carlos, Costa Rica travel blog

Just like the Highlands

A travel blog entry by sim_and_mike

As our cycle tour headed around Lake Arenal across the dam and past Arenal Volcano to La Fortuna; it looked very much like the highlands of Scotland overlooking a loch. The similarities continued with it being very green with trees (except the palms) and ...

From one coast to another, Brasilito via La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

From one coast to another

A travel blog entry by croixfamily

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After leaving Tortuguero we headed inland to La Fortuna. We spent a few extra days there because we ran into friends from Dominical. They drove past us one day in a van and screamed out the window, "Read Your E-mail." We spent lots of time at the hot ...

Day 179, San Carlos Canton, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 179

A travel blog entry by maccamate52

... Christina and took a boat over to Tortuguero. We walked along the beach and saw the sunrise. Great time of the day! We got a bus to Fortuna, where you can see Arenal Volcano. It is a magical site. I can actually see the whole volcano from my hotel ...

Tim vs The Volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Tim vs The Volcano

A travel blog entry by melliekat

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... and the place all to ourselves. Bellies full, we were ready to head back to town to do some exploring. The town of La Fortuna is quite touristy, especially compared to where we are staying near Platanar. There are several souvenir shops and restaurants, a ...

Volcano in the clouds, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano in the clouds

A travel blog entry by col.caf

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... powerful, and even a second waterfall, usually not there had appeared due to the volume of rain. Afterwards I was taken back to La Fortuna for lunch before again being ferried to the hot springs outside the town. Most the Volcanoes hot springs have been ...

Arenal Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal Hanging Bridges

A travel blog entry by bjoernpedersen

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... til at tegne vulkanen. Så resten af eftermiddagen var med farveblyanter og papir. Og flotte tegninger blev det til. Aftensmaden spiste vi i La Fortuna. Det er en herlig lille gang-i-den-by. Det er tydeligt at mærke at her kommer mange backpackers. Det ...

La Fortuna: Arenal and Hot Springs, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna: Arenal and Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by journeyjoy

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Left Casa Yoses via taxi and got dropped off at the bus station where we took a bus to La Fortuna. After getting off the bus in La Fortuna, we walked across the street to a series of tour companies. We chose Red Lava tours and made plans to visit the ...

Day 4, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by ryanaross

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... don't think I will be doing the zip lines. I've also decided not to go on to Monteverde like I had planned since it is a lot like La Fortuna.  At the same time I've decided to stay another night here so that I can do a big hike. Maya went and told me ...

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