Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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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 ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by 7cmiller

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... the hot springs entrance fee at a price slightly cheaper than the entrance fee charged at the hot springs. For folks visiting La Fortuna, talk to tour companies to strike a better deal on the entrance fee. Eco Centro Danaus ...

Day Three - Off to the volcano!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day Three - Off to the volcano!

A travel blog entry by genevieve

We leave early in the morning to get to La Fortuna. The drive is beautiful but rough. We just keep driving north and hope we're going in the right direction. Hotel - waaaaaaay in the middle of nowhere up a rocky mountain road. Pick up a ...

Day 1 in Costa Rica, La Fortuna , Costa Rica travel blog

Day 1 in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by thetwinsontour

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Costa Rica Day 1 Having decided to be more adventurous than the hotel restaurant for lunch, we ventured outside of The Magic Mountain hotel grounds and stopped at the first restaurant we found: The very typical sounding Grandma's Spoon which is ...

New Frienships, Bagaces, Costa Rica travel blog

New Frienships

A travel blog entry by kimlcarter

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... to know her. Other nice people joined us in Liberia and the conversation in the bus was enjoyable. By the time we got to La Fortuna, Sallie and I decided to stay at the same hostel as Elizabeth. And after checking in, we all headed to the Baldi Hot ...

Aug 29, 2013, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Aug 29, 2013

A travel blog entry by brianporter

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Volcanoes and White Water, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcanoes and White Water

A travel blog entry by stacek68

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... - he is not so keen.   Emily dropped us at the bus terminal bright and early Sunday morning for our journey to La Fortuna - a small town at the foot of Volcano Arenal.  On arriving, we were blown away by the size and beauty of this ...

Bienvenidos a Heredia!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Bienvenidos a Heredia!

A travel blog entry by friskyc

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... apartment (unnecessary but appreciated) right across from the school.  Ahhhh... the good life. We had a great morning this morning in La Fortuna.  We went to see La Fortuna waterfall (la Catarata de la Fortuna) in the morning.  Right at ...

Arenal Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal Hanging Bridges

A travel blog entry by purdie

... and plenty of lizards and geckos. There were great views of the volcano and some beautiful overlooks of the jungle itself. It was a beautiful way to end our La Fortuna trip!! Now we're waiting at our hotel for our ride to Liberia. The end has ...

A Hidden Gem, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

A Hidden Gem

A travel blog entry by get_tours

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Located on the side of Lava Lounge in La Fortuna there is an extremely small jewelry store with original creations by designer Daniel Mora Vega. Walk by quickly and you'll miss it! No bigger than 80 square feet, this establishment used to be a garbage ...

Another volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Another volcano

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

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... through on the road). In the late afternoon we ended up on a road next to the river that flows past the supermarket in La Fortuna (turn right where the road becomes impassable because of a one-way system, then left at the bottom and park near the ...

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 ...

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