Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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parties and volcanoes, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

parties and volcanoes

A travel blog entry by ebmargit

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Hello! It's been an interesting and packed week this past week. I finally feel like everything is coming together, which is as it should be! Morgan, of course, is doing wonderfully with the kids, as is Sol Anyel, and so I feel like I can return to the ...

Volcanoes and Vertigo, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcanoes and Vertigo

A travel blog entry by garyjampot

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... trying to decipher the queuing system we managed to get on and more importantly to get a seat. Arrived in a highlands town called La Fortuna, famous for its close vicinity to the active Volcano Arenal. Had an idea where we wanted to stay so batted off ...

Arenal volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal volcano

A travel blog entry by clandybar

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... , hike in the forest and later relax in the hot springs near by. The tour started at 3:30 p.m. so we spent the morning exploring La Fortuna and then returned to the hotel to have a swim. As luck would have it, the clouds parted at about noon so we could ...

Waterfall repelling is so exhilerating, la fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Waterfall repelling is so exhilerating

A travel blog entry by salsita

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... doing such a  cool activity.  I am totally hooked and will try and look into doing more in the UK or come back to Costa Rica and do 3-4 days hiking and repelling whilst camping... this is the way to do it so Diego tells me. That evening still ...

La Fortuna - bring me good fortune please!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna - bring me good fortune please!

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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... for another 2hrs on Laguna de Arenal and then we arrived to La Fortuna! Back to the lowlands and to stifling heat!!! La Fortuna (meaning the fortunate) is the little town at the bottom of Volcan Arenal. It was renamed as La Fortuna (previously named El ...

Ankunft in Costa Rica und Vulkan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Ankunft in Costa Rica und Vulkan Arenal

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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... es sich dort eine gemuetliche Stelle sucht und genuesslich wieder in den Schlaf driftet. Was fuer ein beeindruckendes Tier! Zurueck in La Fortuna schaffen wir es gerade noch, unsere Sachen umzupacken, bevor es mit dem Kleinbus auf die naechste Tour geht, ...

Waterfalls, Volcanoes and Springs, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Waterfalls, Volcanoes and Springs

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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... and an eerie red glow surrounding the summit. We then had some exquisite sangria and dinner at Lava lounge. On our first day in La Fortuna we took an afternoon tour which was a horseback and waterfalls trip. The horses, bless them, were very hot and I'm ...

La Fortuna, Costa Rica. 06/10 to 08/10 2007, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna, Costa Rica. 06/10 to 08/10 2007

A travel blog entry by knotty

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La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by beccarose

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Becca So we finally met up with my friend Kenery and her bf Wirt in La Fortuna, which is a small town near Volcan Arenal, a large active volcano. The hostel we all stayed out turned out to be kinda gross and the owner tried to scam us on every activity ...

New Years Day, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

New Years Day

A travel blog entry by delsar

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... and a white-faced monkey (this was a real highlight for Alex who had been hoping to see one ever since we arrived in Costa Rica). On the volcano we hiked to a waterfall among the lava flow from the initial 1968 eruption, learned about many plant species ...

A weekend admiring nature's wonders, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

A weekend admiring nature's wonders

A travel blog entry by brigidg

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... pictures, finish schoolwork, do some work on our theses and get ready for class starting Wednesday. It's a lot warmer here than in Montreal that's for sure, am I making anyone jealous?!?!?! The invite is open, Costa Rica awaits... come one come ...

Journée vers le volcan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Journée vers le volcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by adrienpec

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... une cascade plutôt sympathique.  Après un retour à l'hôtel, une petite session piscine, nous sommes allé faire un trek dans la jungle pour normalement voir le volcan Arenal, mais ici, il fait trop brumeux, on ne voit rien. C'est sympathique par ...

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 ...

Arenal Volcano and Tabacon Hot Springs, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal Volcano and Tabacon Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by deborahdowning

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We have been in the Arenal region for the last couple of days - loads more bird and wildlife spotting and a walk up to the base of Arenal Volcano through the forest and lava field this afternoon, and then a trip to the hot, thermal springs. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Even the fenceposts are blooming..., La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Even the fenceposts are blooming...

A travel blog entry by kurtzman

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... of the way by our driver, Coto. We also stopped on a couple of occasions to spot the local wildlife, the Three-Toed Sloth (Costa Rica's version of the mule deer - seen weekly by locals, but ogled by tourists). You can imagine Sierra's excitement. So far, ...

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 ...

Explosive ankles, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Explosive ankles

A travel blog entry by bridgetpavitt

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FRIDAY 23rd- 24th Jan  To La Fortuna via La Vieja Volcano park. A 2 hour detour to a caldera and walk though the dry forest now in the caldera.  Luckily it's not erupted for 400 years, but given my travel record, there may be some activity soon. ...

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