Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Arenal, again, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal, again

A travel blog entry by ebmargit

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... ! Amy (the social work student who is doing her internship here and who works with me in the afternoons) and I went to La Fortuna this weekend with a few of her friends from language school to see Arenal Volcano. We left early Saturday morning, and it ...

The Highs and Lows of La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

The Highs and Lows of La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by kerry_andrew

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We returned to the rough uneven road on Saturday morning as we left Monteverde and headed to La Fortuna by 'van-boat-van'. The road down to Lake Arenal was incredibly bumpy, and in one part there was a bulldozer trying to flatten out some of the rocks to ...

Independence Day!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Independence Day!

A travel blog entry by bl0ndie

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... for yourself from the photo's just how cool the waterfall was, and it's really not true that once you've seen one waterfall in Costa Rica you've seen them all. I can't begin to describe how mesmerising it is to sit and watch several thousand gallons of ...

Dave V´s the  Volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Dave V´s the Volcano

A travel blog entry by eazyd247

... more than before. I also managed to temporarily dump my board with the unsuspecting Peter (the crazy Dutch guy). I headed North to La Fortuna, named so because its a fortunate town to survive the very active Arenal Volcano. Its the first thing you spot ...

Someone´s making a fortuna here., La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Someone´s making a fortuna here.

A travel blog entry by sammygrim

... , except maybe by a jaguar or two. We stopped every ten yards to marvel at some new plant that we'd never seen before. Costa Rica must be a botanist's dream, or nightmare. You'd never get anything logged. There's SO MUCH STUFF in the forests here! ...

Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal Volcano

A travel blog entry by bradandsandi

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I met a really great Swiss doctor named Fabrizio Branca.  He speaks five languages and has been helping me get around.  We are sharing a dormatory room at Gringo Pete´s.  We went to the Parque de Nationale de Arenal today by ...

Loving Costa Rica, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Loving Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by jen8312

Still loving Costa Rica. Went white water rafting yesterday, which I think has been the best day of the trip so far, it was awesome. It quite possibly even beats the dolphin kissing which is saying something. We were out for 2 and a half hours with some ...

Arenal - in der Risikozone des Vulkans, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Arenal - in der Risikozone des Vulkans

A travel blog entry by alezg

... , die nicht Platz machten. Sogar einen umgestuerzten Laster (zu schnell in die Kurve gefahren?) bekamen wir zu sehen. In La Fortuna angekommen, wollten wir erst mal wieder etwas Cash beschaffen, doch der Geldautomat funktionierte nicht, he he. ...

Cocktails and Hot Springs, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Cocktails and Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by cjsceats

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... their 10 pools (from freezing to scalding!), and watched the evenings lava flow pouring out of the most active volcano in Costa Rica. Not bad for a days effort! Some quality pictures attached. Unlike our last night out with Bjorn, our German ...

Dia 2. Alajuela - Volcan Arenal, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 2. Alajuela - Volcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

... ;36 € Aprox. por persona) Desayuno Incluido. Al llegar, reservar el hotel e ir a un Centro de Información Turistica para reservar la "Caminata al Volcán" del dia siguiente. Por la tarde/noche ir a las Termas Baldi o a las Tabacon Hot Spring. ...

Where's the lava?, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Where's the lava?

A travel blog entry by southernxposure

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... go swimming in a waterfall - one of Mom's goals for the trip. Instead, we went to a little roadside restaurant, called sodas in Costa Rica, and had huge plates of chicken, rice, beans and vegetables, then went back to our cabin in the woods to relax ...

Packed to the Brim Adventure Day - Late Afternoon, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Packed to the Brim Adventure Day - Late Afternoon

A travel blog entry by excitethesoul

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... nbsp; Talk about a motley crew.  The group consisted of: - Rachel (from Boston) and friend from Belgium who were studying in Costa Rica; their Spanish was impeccable; - the 2 women from Ohio who were glad to be with a seemingly young group of people; ...

Monteverde, Moravia, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by bballbri44

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Hi! I don't really have much to update. I still am learning a lot! Last week was the end of our first part of the semester. I had a huge paper, a huge test and a group presentation. We then had a three day weekend! 14 of us headed to Monteverde ...

A Princess Screams, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

A Princess Screams

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... the next day saw us taking a sky tram to much higher elevations in order to zipline- a sporting adventure inextricably linked to Costa Rica. CR can make a very legitimate claim to being the birthplace of ziplining and although we have had opportunities to ...

A Grand Reunion!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

A Grand Reunion!

A travel blog entry by claudiacfavre

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... .  By fate, we are both in Costa Rica at the same time and organized to meet back up!  On Saturday I traveled to La Fortuna, at the base of Volcano Arenal.  She has been in Costa Rica for a week with her friend Kelly.  They both ...

My first bit of luxury in La Fortuna, la fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

My first bit of luxury in La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by salsita

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Today we traveled to La Fortuna, know for the active Areanal volcano which erupts every 8-10 minutes.  We started the afternoon with a nature walk around the bottom of the volcano in the cloud forest.  Sadly all we saw were 2 tucans and 1 wild ...

Jours 28, 29 et 30 - Rincon de la Vieja, Rincon de la Vieja, Costa Rica travel blog

Jours 28, 29 et 30 - Rincon de la Vieja

A travel blog entry by gringos

... soleil. Le parc abrite quelques volcans (dont Rincon de la Vieja) et protege egalement l'un des plus importants bassin hydrographique du Costa Rica. Lorsque ce n'est pas trop venteux ni nuageux, il est possible de se rendre au sommet du volcan et de ...

Vulcan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Vulcan Arenal

A travel blog entry by diene

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La Fortuna ist ein recht netter aber doch touristischer Ort am Fusse des aktiven Vulkanes Arenal. Im netten Hostel "Roca Virgin" wird mein Leben fuer die naechsten drei Tage hier auch sofort komplett durchgebucht.Heute nachmittag noch Tour zum ...

Monteverde and La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde and La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by jpineda84

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... we have been either hiking, taking a bus, or taking a boat to one place or another. We are currently in a little town called La Fortuna which is situated at the base of what is probably the most scenic volcano in Costa Rica, Volcan Arenal. You can see ...

Close to death experience, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Close to death experience

A travel blog entry by giedre-sha

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... then One Love. Of course. Good night my lovely La Fortuna. Tomorrow is a new day and a complete change of scenery.  Adventure tour Costa Rica Quest (including all transport and accommodation) operated by G Adventures, booked through STA Travel. ...

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

Pura Vida !!!

A travel blog entry by k._and_j.

... the lake Arenal, but the volcano with the same name towering over the city with the same name (sometimes also called La Fortuna) was covered in fat clouds. We arrived in our backpacker hostel which absolutely deserves to call itself "5- star backpacker ...

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