Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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La Fortuna: Vulkanwanderung & im Krater schwimmen, San Carlos, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna: Vulkanwanderung & im Krater schwimmen

A travel blog entry by igelreisen

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... wo man ein bissl mehr Gefuehl bekommen hat... Anyway, wir sind dann schlussendlich in Tilaran gestrandet, da der Bus weiter nach La Fortuna erst am naechsten Tag ging. Ein Taxler hat dann angeboten uns die 2 Stunden fuer 20 Dollar pP hinzufahren was wir ...

Canyoning - more adrenaline rush, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Canyoning - more adrenaline rush

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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Panqueques con banano at Rainforest Cafe and then off we (all 7 of us - Karsten, Rachel, Kari, Alicia, Nick and Cara) go on our canyoning adventure :) Met with one of our guides, David (hottie!). Around 20 of us on the tour which is quite a lot actually. ...

Arenal/Monteverde, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal/Monteverde

A travel blog entry by bshorts

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... and tarantulas which I didn't like one bit. Our guide told us they don't actually know how poisonous the spiders in Costa Rica are because the research hasn't been done. She was referring specifically to the banana spider who lives on, yes ...

Dia 3. Volcan Arenal , Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 3. Volcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

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... los Puentes Colgantes (Horario: 7:30 a 16:40) sobre las 7:30 AM. Despues de los puentes ir a las Cataratas de la Fortuna, aunque se puede invertir el orden si queremos para evitar aglomeraciones. Despues de comer, ir sobre las 14:00 o ...

Fire on the mountain and agua caliente, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Fire on the mountain and agua caliente

A travel blog entry by phoedo

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... lookout and a couple of hours in the Baldi Hot Springs complex. The tour was awesome. Our guide, Noe was from the Carribean side of Costa Rica and was really connected to nature. He said that when he guides, he does it from the heart and that´s why it´s ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by marceld1

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Take the Boat/ Horseback trip from La Frotuna to Monteverde. The trip is well worth it they even drive your gear for you so you don't need to carry it on horseback and yes, you can trust ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by jon_lyall

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La Fortuna - Our next stop on the trip northwards was the town of La Fortuna.  The reason to come here was the nearby Arenal volcano, which is extremely active and you can get good views of lava flows.  Unfortunately for all the days that we ...

A non-erupting volcano and some missing animals, La Fortuna, Volcan Arenal, Monteverde, Costa Rica travel blog

A non-erupting volcano and some missing animals

A travel blog entry by chris74

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... the Central Highlands.  The highlands contain cloud forests, lakes, volcanoes and lots of other nature type stuff. My first stop was La Fortuna.  This is the nearest town to the Arenal Volcano.  This wasn't so good for the town in 1968 ...

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

La Fortuna / Vulkan Arenal

A travel blog entry by vera_und_alex

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... , Riesenratten, Faultiere und unzaehlige Voegel gesehen. Auch die Pflanzenwelt ist sehr vielfaeltig und das Land extrem fruchtbar. Nach La Fortuna sind wir hauptsaechlich wegen dem Vulkan Arenal gekommen...einer der Top 10 der aktivsten Vulkane der Welt. ...

Where'd the time go...?!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Where'd the time go...?!

A travel blog entry by bl0ndie

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... being used as whacking sticks (the kids, not me I hasten to add!) we headed to the hot springs of Tabacon just outside La Fortuna. For those of you that have ever been to Center Parcs and sat outside in the jacuzzi in the dark, watching the snow ...

Around the volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Around the volcano

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... be a plaster replica--until he finally moved about ten minutes later.        At lunchtime I took a taxi into La Fortuna where I was able to meet up with Polly and Jim, who were staying in town for a few days after visiting with ...

Out of Control, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Out of Control

A travel blog entry by delsar

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... the stem on the underside of a large leaf, folding it in half and creating a new shady home underneath); butterflies (including Costa Rica’s famous Mariposa Morpho – a beautiful, if erratic, blue butterfly that can, without fail, pre-empt a ...

Jour 4 - La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Jour 4 - La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by gringos

... cidés d'aller à pied à un centre éco-touristique sur la flore, les insectes (papillons) et la faune locale. C'est à 3-4 km de La Fortuna. Puisqu'il fait très chaud et que nous ne sommes pas encore tout à fait habitués à la chaleur, c'était quand ...

Our Fried Egg Eureka, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Our Fried Egg Eureka

A travel blog entry by linds_and_ryan

... , beach, mountain, beach--though not intentionally. Our second mountain leg was to Volcan Arenal in the north central area of Costa Rica. Arenal is a perfectly conical active volcano. On the western side, you can hike up through recent lava fields, and on ...

Arenal, Costa Rica, Arenal, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by blobby

... surf to wake up. Then we boarded the truck to take the long drive to the Nicaraguan Border and then the crossing into Costa Rica. We drove into the mountains to Lake Arenal to check out the Volcano and adventure sports. We all arived pretty tired but ...

What´s that glowing?, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

What´s that glowing?

A travel blog entry by polvo10

Gringo Pete´s and Arenal ...

Return to La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Return to La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by sheppard

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After finishing work on Friday, Liz and I repeated the journey back to La Fortuna as a convenient place to stop en route to Monteverde and a good place for a white water rafting trip. Saturday we were up for a 6.30am start driving about 3 hours to the ...

The Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica, Costa Rica travel blog

The Arenal Volcano

A travel blog entry by epijuarez

... only US$20 a night. Once again, the rain has followed us here and it looks as though it will be following us throughout Costa Rica. I must say that regardless of the weather, Costa Rica is an amazing country! While it may be a bit expensive in comparison ...

La Pura Vida!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Pura Vida!

A travel blog entry by bl0ndie

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... to chat with someone in English for a while every so often after struggling all day to be understood! First impressions of Costa Rica are amazing! Life here is so simple and the people are so friendly and welcoming. Everything's really green and ...

Waterfall and toucan, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Waterfall and toucan

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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... no repeat of the traffic jams of the other day. It only took a couple of hours to get to La Fortuna. La Fortuna is a bustling little town with tour operators everywhere as well as over-priced trips. Instead of parting with a substantial amount ...

Costa Rica 3, La Fortuna, Volcano Arenal, Costa Rica travel blog

Costa Rica 3

A travel blog entry by sarahbrad

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... better, but it could also have been a lot worse! After changing buses a couple of times we arrived at the small town of La Fortuna, the skyline dominated by Volcano Arenal just a few kms away. Volcan {Spanish} Arenal is one of the most active volcanoes ...

Still in awe of green!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Still in awe of green!

A travel blog entry by xanadu72

... wall for that dinner party for sure!! So that hike was absolutely amazing and then we packed into the bus and on the way to the La Fortuna waterfall we pulled over on the side of the road to look at a lazy family of Congo monkeys hanging out in the trees ...

The Uncle Andy's on the Bus........, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

The Uncle Andy's on the Bus........

A travel blog entry by andycrisp

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... it in turns to go off on one.  We spent the first couple of nights in a lodge bordering the little town of La Fortuna - we shared 3 apartments between us.  Upon arrival we descended en masse on the swimming pool (Abbie came on leaps and bounds ...

Erdbeben und Canyon - Aktion, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Erdbeben und Canyon - Aktion

A travel blog entry by janinger

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Der letzte Stop unserer kurzen Costa Rica Durchreise war La Furtuna mit seinem Vulkan El Arsenal. In einem landschaftlich schönen Jeep-Boat-Jeep Trip reisten wir aus Monteverde an und hatten während der Überfahrt schon nette Aussichten auf den Vulkan. ...

Coasta Rica - Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Coasta Rica - Arenal

A travel blog entry by leprefrog

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... 4x4) except we had to get them to change from automatic to manual. Sorry, but Automatic is NOT driving. Costa Rica is a breath of fresh air after the confinement in Panama. The country has luxurious vegetation. It is lovely to ...

Fortunate in La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Fortunate in La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault

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... . We decided to explore La Fortuna waterfall and then head for the Cerro Chato hike that overlooks Volcan Arenal. We swam in La Fortuna waterfall lake - refreshing and powerful. We hiked Cerro Chato which took 4 hours round trip. It is a perfect round ...

La Fortuna on tour, La Fortuna Tourists Attractions, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna on tour

A travel blog entry by wanderer0

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La Fortuna includes many daily activities Jungle river tours, Rafting on the sarapiqui, Arenal volcano, Tabacon springs, and waterfall rappeling toname of the tourist ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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Out of Nicaragua into Costa Rica. The village of La Fortuna is set up for tourist, lots of things to do. Most things focus on Arenal Volcano. Its active at the moment, spitting lava and rocks into the air. We decided to take a one day tour. Its starts ...

16 get a bath, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

16 get a bath

A travel blog entry by sheppard

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So - we all arranged to finish work on the Friday lunchtime and got a 4pm bus to La Fortuna, arriving about 7pm. Bus fares in Costa Rica are very cheap - it cost us 12.5p each day to get to work, and a grand 115p to get to La Fortuna. There we checked ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... & in desperate need of a piss! Plenty of time for that and chop suey lunch in the food court before taking the 3pm bus to La Fortuna. The pushy touts did not go down well - neither did the bad LP info or The Gringo Pete Too rudeness. As getting dark ...

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