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Travel Blogs from La Fortuna
Saludos! Greetings! The last few days have been spent in Sarapiqui and La Fortuna. The girls must be adjusting quickly to traveling since there haven't been many funny comments from them to share with you. Enjoy the pics!
We hit Costa Rica, our last destination, with only 2 weeks left and headed straight for the Arenal Volcano. We were greeted by Mr Lava-Lava and taken to the hostel where we bumped into 2 other english gappers - Nat and Fred. The 5 of us spent the evening watching red hot lava flow down the volcano and then went on for a dip in the thermal pools …
... down the river.
A riverside break with a snack of pineapple and watermelon enjoyed in the really warm sun.
Soon it was all over. Towels were provided along with plastic bags for our wet clothes so that we could change in ...
... 2 lessons this morning: 1, never trust online bus times and 2, don't eat at bus station cafes as chances are there will be some cockroaches that will appear while you are eating!
The bus journey to La Fortuna (5 hours) went well until about half way through when the rain started and it got so foggy that the driver couldn't go very fast as he couldn't see much. Thankfully by the time we got to La Fortuna it was dry again and we set off to try and find a hostel. This ...
... our way North from Panama.
So we planned to meet in Costa Rica- and a bit of adventure time in Monteverde seemed like the perfect option!
When they arrived we all talked our heads off for hours straight- so much to catch up on!!!
We decided to book in the 'Extremo' canopy and ziplining tour ($40) for the next morning before the afternoon rains. We did not regret this!!
We chose the Extremo ...