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There is a line of volcanoes across Northern Costa Rica, Orosi, Rincon, Miravalles, Tenorio, Arenal, Chato, Poas, Irazu and Turrialba
Turrialba volcano is 3340m high (10,958 ft) and is a beast of a volcano. It is huge! The age of the rock is 1.5m years old. It is a stratovolcano which is conical, with steep sides, built up after years ...
... of umming and ahhing, we rushed to a hire car place, grabbed a $50 1.0 litre hire car and went anyway – that’s how much we wanted to see the quetzal, as we’d been trying to spot one in a couple of countries so far and not been successful.
After 3 hours on the Panamerican Highway in the chucking down rain and wind, we finally arrived in San Gerardo de Dota to be greeted by Miriam, who owns the cottages we would be staying in for one night ...
... dogs and honking horns. I'll definitely have to wear ear plugs to bed in the future!
As soon as we had settled in, we met back up in the lobby to go to lunch. The place we went for lunch was a cute cafe style place that served lots of fresh, organic foods. I ordered guacameņo and fruit for lunch. The guacameņo is similar to guacamole, but a bit spicier and a much thinner consistency. The fruit was ...
... to DH by suggesting something about me that included "even drunk", "wouldn't touch", "ten foot pole", and "last man on earth". Fair play but she later requested that I (the designated blog author) not mention certain embarrassing things (like catapult, butt-bouncing raft entries) in the blog and that certainly seemed more than a bit hopeful.
At the end of our soggy rafting adventure, we tried to quickly clean up and prepare for our first taste of night driving in Costa ...
... with lessons learnt and some new plans for the future. We had our final Turri time, when most people hit the rather scary Ropa Americana store, to find glad rags, for our final celebration. A couple of us also squeezed in some pampering, with a well deserved massage and facial. Our final evening with the Venturers was to be a celebration, we had a sitdown meal with everyone dressed up for the occasion, mocktails provided and us VMs as waiters. The Golden Mess ...
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300 m sur del Cementerio de Sta Cruz, Turrialba | Hotelfrom $69
1 Km este de Tuis de Turrialba, Turrialba | Hotelfrom $125
800 metros noreste de la Ciudadela La Susanita, Turrialba | 3 star hotelfrom $137
Turrialba centro, Turrialba | 3 star hotelfrom $45
5 km. before Turrialba Volcano, Turrialba | Hotelfrom $35
carretera a Santa Rosa 150km Puente Alegria 1, Turrialba | 3 star hotelfrom $174
Turrialba | 4 star hotelfrom $154
Sito de Mata, Turrialba | 4 star hotelfrom $326