Hotel Gran Arenal

1.3 Km North of National Bank, La Fortuna, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | Hotel

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New Years Day

A travel blog entry by delsar


Happy New Year!

We woke up at 6:30am on Tuesday morning to hear the rain pummeling the roof of our little villa and wondered how the rain would affect our plans for ziplining which we had booked for 9am? Perhaps it's just a passing storm and will clear/burn-off before 9am? By 8:15 it was still pouring, and Luis (the kindly hotel manager) …

Out of Control

A travel blog entry by delsar


Hopefully you had a great Christmas and received a visit from Santa or at least somebody bearing gifts? Christmas Day brought an exciting announcement for the Middle family ….Steve (Sarah's younger brother) and Louise announced their engagement – Congratulations to them both and we look forward to celebrating with them in the summer. …

Gollllllllllllll Costa Rica!

A travel blog entry by victoriabegins


first, i have to say it was absolute craziness here after the costa rica game on friday. within minutes of the finish, the town of san ramón had organized a full blown party in central park, a parade, clowns, face-painters, marching band...complete chaos. first time in 24 years they've qualified. i have a few pictures...but got caught up in the moment myself and abandoned camera duty. tomorrow - england vs costa i win either way.


Volunteer Project

A travel blog entry by roriann


... nearby land (I wasn't in this group, but from what they told me, they alternated planting two different types of trees, - one which absorbed nitrate? Into from the earth and the other releases it back into the soil... I'm not sure I got that right, nor do I really understand...) the next group would be digging a trench where they would place a water line. The idea is that when it rains (which is quite often here ...

Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by marty_rach


... La Fortuna before retiring for the night. We didn’t slow down too much in our new location. Next day we went out to arrange a hike around the local volcano which incorporated a spot of animal watching to begin with. On the cards were the formidable iguanas and the illusive sloths.

After months of aimlessly searching the trees and ...

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