Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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Merry Christmas from Costa Rica, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Merry Christmas from Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by karensblog

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I hope you are all having a good holiday today. I am sending a 'Christmas card' of sorts from the land of beautiful flowers. We are staying at a lovely lodge right outside Arenal National Park. If it wasn't raining we would have a close view of the ...

Cruising into Costa Rica, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Cruising into Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by angelmaclaverty

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Crossing into Costa Rica was easy peasy.. Lots of buses to Tilaran, headed for Volcan Arenal for some walkies.. shame a lot of things very expensive to get to so didn't get to do all we planned, got invited  to a finca and a bull riding competition ...

Back to civilization - Activity central!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Back to civilization - Activity central!

A travel blog entry by laura_costarica

... of rafting in total, and stopped to swim in the crystal clear water, as well as jumping into the rapids from high up rocks. Costa Rica is having a particularly dry 'wet season' (their 'winter') so the river was quite low and didn't quite reach class 4 ...

Volcano Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano Arenal

A travel blog entry by travljini

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... than anything, but it gnaws at me when I mentally add up the cost of the items in my head.  Our bus journey to La Fortuna departs at 7:00 and is memorable, if not long.  We go up and down hills around Lago Arenal, with quite stunning ...

Grens van Nicaragua naar Costa Rica overgestoken, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Grens van Nicaragua naar Costa Rica overgestoken

A travel blog entry by karin_rav.

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Maandag 8 augustus 2011 Gisteren ben ik na een erg lange reisdag aangekomen in La Fortuna, Costa Rica. Om 04.00 uur ging de wekker in El Castillo, omdat de eerste panga naar San Carlos om 05.00 uur vertrekt. De bootreis naar San Carlos duurt ongeveer ...

Ziplining, Volcanos, & Hot Springs, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplining, Volcanos, & Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by magnoliakitties

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... After dinner we just got back on the bus to return to the hotel and go to bed.   Overall, it was a great day in Costa Rica. I loved zipping and the hot springs. Note From Bob:  The forecast for today was chance of ash followed by a slight chance ...

Entspannung, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Entspannung

A travel blog entry by kseto2012

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Wir möchten euch natürlich trotzdem nicht ganz vorenthalten, wie luxuriös unsere letzte Unterkunft ist. Nach der Ökolodge geniessen wir den Luxus trotz Schuldgefühlen. Das Hotel ist ganz amerikanisch eingerichtet und der Umweltschutz wird ...

Hot springs and hiking, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Hot springs and hiking

A travel blog entry by mcklawrence

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... varying degrees) almost daily, making it one of the most active volcanoes in the world. The tourists starting flooding in and a town La Fortuna was clearly purpose built to accommodate them. I say that because what greeted us on arrival in La Fortuna was ...

humid rain forest, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

humid rain forest

A travel blog entry by susanneontour

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... ausfiel, wir nicht am Strand liegen und uns sonnen konnten, beschlossen wir wieder ins Landesinnere zu fahren. Wir landeten in La Fortuna und marschierten mit William - unserem verrückten Touristenführer - durch den feuchten Regenwald, zum Vulkan Arenal ...

In the jungle the mighty jungle...., La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

In the jungle the mighty jungle....

A travel blog entry by sacker33

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Upon arrival in the middle of the night, we were greeted by the security guard who loaded our luggage on a golf cart and took us up a steep hill to our room. It was pitch black, no light except the dim headlight on the cart and we couldn't see a ...

2044. Touristy Adventure Capital, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

2044. Touristy Adventure Capital

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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Day 18 14 hrs, 10.3 kms La Fortuna is a sort of adventure tourism mecca. There's really not much in the town itself except for hotels and restaurants. But it's here where you can book any of a long list of adventure activities... rafting, ziplining, ...

A Day in the LIfe, Arenal, Costa Rica travel blog

A Day in the LIfe

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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... some of the women displayed crafts for sale. Jewelry and purses made using old newspaper and magazines; recycling is important in Costa Rica and the women are creating treasures from discarded paper. We split up into smaller groups and we were driven to ...

Lopen in de hemel, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Lopen in de hemel

A travel blog entry by paulineenlex

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... wij in de auto stappen zwaaien wij nog een keer vriendelijk naar onze boswachter en vrouw. Lunch is in een wegrestaurant. Dat is een Costa Rica een eettent aan de weg waar alleen Costaricanen eten, en wij dan. Het is er goedkoop en goed. Ik krijg wel ...

We lava the volcano!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

We lava the volcano!

A travel blog entry by ruthandmike

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... on some old lava and get some great views of the old lava flows and the steaming vents at the top.  There's a lake in La Fortuna too and the views from the volcano walk are lovely. After all that exertion we decided that a bit of hot ...

Becoming a Seasoned Traveler, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Becoming a Seasoned Traveler

A travel blog entry by mdyoung5

... had a friend come get him and left me on the bus bench to wait for the later bus. So I sat in this random town in Costa Rica totally alone while a drunken local tried talking to me for a long time with me eventually ignoring him after trying to get him to ...

Relaxing in the shadow of Volcan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Relaxing in the shadow of Volcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by emmaandalicia

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... -up bars in a couple of the pools. Our hostel here is really nice, indeed it calls itself the only 5 star backpackers' place in Costa Rica. It has a huge pool, swim-up bar, sun lounges, hammocks and semi-hot water showers!!! We have explored town quite ...

Car Rides and Caballos, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Car Rides and Caballos

A travel blog entry by caseyandkaley

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... was a funny cartoon picture sign - we got a photo of that too. After the zoo, we started off in the car and headed to La Fortuna.  A very lively city that sits near the base of Arenal Volcano and close to Arenal Lake - as you can see on the ...

So much wild life!, La Fortuna Costa Rica , Costa Rica travel blog

So much wild life!

A travel blog entry by queenietord

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... people got on the larger one and sailed off while the remaining 35 of us plus luggage got onto the smaller one ! We are now in La Fortuna and last night a few of us went to some hot springs which are supposed to be the biggest in Costa Rica. The water in ...

A Short Flight and a Quant Hotel, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

A Short Flight and a Quant Hotel

A travel blog entry by gaowanyun

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We survived the flight from San Jose to La Fortuna on Sansa Airlines a local small plane service. It was a interesting experience with only 4 passengers total and hardly enough room to turn around inside the plane. The views from the sky were nice you ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by panzaverde

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... honey!  We weren´t brave enough to try anything too weird though.  The coffee was really good, and locally grown. La Fortuna is a touristy town and appeared to be growing rapidly.  There was new construction all over the place.  ...

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 ...

Dec 23, 2014, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Dec 23, 2014

A travel blog entry by trivia

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Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal

A travel blog entry by tanja1989

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Cooler Geburtstag heute... Zum Frühstück überraschte mich meine Schwester ❤️ mit einem Überraschungsdrink.. der war besser wie eine Torte so super! Dann ging es auch schon los zum White Water Rafting das war richtig fun ...

La Fortuna - In the Shadows of Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna - In the Shadows of Arenal

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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My cycling tour with Explore included two nights and a full day in La Fortuna in northern Costa Rica. Yeay, a day without torturing myself on a bike! La Fortuna’s claim to fame is being situated only about ten miles away from Arenal Volcano, one of ...

Paddle boarding in Lake Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Paddle boarding in Lake Arenal

A travel blog entry by ritawritatravel

While on the La Fortuna/Arenal area, you ought to head into the outdoors and take in nature and advantage of the cool stuff you can do. If you're not too outdoorsy, have no fear, there's always kayaking or stand up paddle boarding on the manmade lake a ...

Waterfalls, Ziplines and a Brothel?, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Waterfalls, Ziplines and a Brothel?

A travel blog entry by hughsie23

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... and once in the superman position. It's wild flying above the canopy head first with your arms stretched out like a bird! The ziplines in Costa Rica are a little different than what we're used to in that we were given a leather glove to use as a break. ...

Oct 05, 2013, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Oct 05, 2013

A travel blog entry by davesturdy

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