Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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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. ...

Becoming students again 25-29, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Becoming students again 25-29

A travel blog entry by em_yannduperrex

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... our stay. The hotel was pretty new off the ground and we had stayed a whole week, much longer than the usual tourist passing through La Fortuna would, we weren't going to say no if they wanted to thank us for our custom. The guy asked Yann what type of ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by em_yannduperrex

We planned to catch the 8am bus to La Fortuna but to be on the safe side we headed to the main road fifteen minutes early. Upon opening the door of the room we were greeted by a very potent present from the yappy little dogs of the owner. Far ...

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 ...

Visiting the volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Visiting the volcano

A travel blog entry by em_yannduperrex

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... it. The longest of all was 1km high and it passed over the waterfall we had visited the first time we had come to La Fortuna. It was pretty spectacular.   Once we finished the last line we walked through the countryside for a few ...

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 ...

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

La Fortuna / Arenal

A travel blog entry by rlphillips

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... who we met in Mal Pais.  We decided to travel together for a few days and spent a few in Montezuma and then headed to La Fortuna.  This involved getting up at 5am, getting a bus, then a boat, then another bus, then change to another bus at San ...

Extreme adventure in Fortuna and Monteverde, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Extreme adventure in Fortuna and Monteverde

A travel blog entry by andersontravel

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... than the other Central American countries.  It took us seven hours to travel a relatively short distance from Liberia to La Fortuna.  The majority of the time was traveling around Lake Arenal which is a man-made lake that supplies almost half ...

LA FLOR, Nicaragua, LA FLOR Beach, Nicaragua travel blog

LA FLOR, Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by blobby

Ok after spending a nice chilled out day in Granada. We got back on the truck to goto a beach called La Flor that is a nature reserve. After what seemed like an eternity on dirt roads and many ford and river crossings on muddy roads i.e true overlanding ...

Bed and Breakfast La Fortuna Costa Rica, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Bed and Breakfast La Fortuna Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by pacr

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... Lake Arenal, tropical lushness and all around vibrations, rank this destination as the second most visited spot in all of Costa Rica.Coming to la Fortuna is one thing, experiencing the magic is another. There are many tour providers in the area, ...

Volcano Spotting, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcano Spotting

A travel blog entry by teamrees

... flow is sometimes visible at night, but the cloud prevented us from seeing anything worthwhile. As we'd struggled to make our way around Costa Rica, and had yet to see any volcanic action, we decided to hire a car to improve our mobility. The next day ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... the locals were growing in their fields including a lot of fruit, almonds and root vegetables. We truly were on the backroads of Costa Rica. There was a few tough hills at the end when you where already beat out from the heat and rough roads. We both ...

almost saw a volcano today!, La Fortuna / Volcan Arenal, Costa Rica travel blog

almost saw a volcano today!

A travel blog entry by ebmargit

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... to head to Arenal for his last weekend here. We got up at 4:30 this morning to catch the 6:15 bus and had a 4 1/2 hour ride to La Fortuna, which sits at the bottom of the volcano Arenal. It's supposed to be really cool if the clouds clear, but it's also ...

La Virgen to La Fortuna- Majestic Volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Virgen to La Fortuna- Majestic Volcano

A travel blog entry by cmedancing

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... the road again. Refreshed from our night's sleep we drove through the hills taking in the farms and scenery.  Once we arrived in La Fortuna we walked around town and did a little grocery shopping.  We decided we should start looking for a place to camp ...

GAP lied to us, La fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

GAP lied to us

A travel blog entry by kdeklee

... it raynes yeh. get pissed wit' God yeh.'' he seems charming we got a local bus from san jose to la fortuna and if you are ever travelling in costa rica remember to add at least 2 hours to the time they tell you the journey will take. any way the bus ...

Fun in Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Fun in Fortuna

A travel blog entry by timeofourlives

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After crossing the border from Nicaragua to Costa Rica our first port of call was La Fortuna. This is a sweet little town located at the foot of Volcano Arenal which is the most active volcano in Central America. On our first full day in La Fortuna we did ...

Esperando a la lava... y todavía estoy esperando, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Esperando a la lava... y todavía estoy esperando

A travel blog entry by vickicooper

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... "life to do list"... no matter how far away I am when I see it.  Therefore, a great place to visit is La Fortuna in Costa Rica, home to the country's most active (and youngest) volcano: Volcán Arenal.  Many people visit La Fortuna each year to ...

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