Travel Blogs from La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Pura Vida!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Pura Vida!

A travel blog entry by katbromhall

We had heard the border crossing from Nicaragua into Costa Rica could take a while as it is a busy border, with lots of Nicaraguans crossing over into the richer Costa Rica for work. It was fairly stress-free in the end, the only thing that delayed us was ...

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. ...

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 ...

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

La Fortuna Arenal

A travel blog entry by heidsontour

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

Arrival in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by tartanbeat

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... We got through immigration without being asked our onward plans (lots of folk apparently have to buy return bus tickets just to get into Costa Rica). After getting some dosh at the bank, and some cold meat and bread for a sandwich, we caught the bus to ...

We survived!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

We survived!

A travel blog entry by excitethesoul

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... 's wonderful world, and the life He/She breathed into us. As a night cap, we headed over to one of the more livelier bars in La Fortuna, The Lava Lounge.  At about 9:45PM, we were back in bed, red as turnips, filled with joy, and turned out the ...

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

Costa Rica - La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by saanddk

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Hola Charlotte Here: Arriving in La Fortuna was our first introduction to the Costa Rica we had hoped for. La Fortuna is a small town lying in the shadow of the towering Arenal Volcano surrounded by lush hills and cloud forests. The Arenal Volcano is ...

La Fortuna, Costa Rica, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mickandsarah

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... travelling in order "to get away from it all"... just don´t get it! Example...We decided to get a tourist shuttle from Tamagringo to La Fortuna, this guy squishes in next to us, flips out his laptop... plugs in his head phones and watches a DVD for the ...

Day 4, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by bell.costarica

Day 4 Today we slept in after hanging out with our new roommates, Allie and Amanda.  They are two really cool girls that are orginally from California but now live in Portland, Oregan. Since it was a georgous day, and actually not raining we ...

Volan Arenal, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volan Arenal

A travel blog entry by amz8op

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Hello all! Things are still great here in Costa Rica, but the posts are becoming less frequent because my patience with the dial-up connection here is deteriorating. Since my last post, I have been to Volcan Arenal which was beautiful, we even had the ...

Volcanos are, uh, wow!!, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcanos are, uh, wow!!

A travel blog entry by joshuared

Well, I have just enjoyed a wonderfrul trip in the central part of the country to La Fortuna where the volcano Arenal lives and is currentyly growing. In 1968 this volcano was a mere mound of earth with Intense jungle, a few villiages and some cows and ...

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, Costa Rica travel blog

La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by dstears

La ...

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