Travel Blogs from La Fortuna
We booked the 'Jeep/Boat/Jeep' transfer to La Fortuna/Volcano Arenal which sounds much more adventurous than it really is. A far more accurate description is minivan/ferry/minivan, regardless though it only took 2.5hours compared to taking the bus which would have been a 9 hour trip. As we were crossing the lake the clouds over the volcano cleared …
... he could take us to the river 'next door' to Tabacon where we could sit in a natural hot river for free. There was nothing to lose and if the river turned out to be rubbish then it was only a 50m walk to pay a big entrance fee.
There are similar types of streams in New Zealand so we kind of knew what to expect. This was more of a river than a stream though but very popular all the same with what looked like ...
So today we travelled to Monteverde...famous for its cloud rainforest where u can zip line above the clouds! We had a half hour shuttle and then an hour boat across the lake with brilliant views of the mountains, volcanos and rainforests! After the boat trip was another shuttle though this one was 2 hours and incredibly bumpy (again praise to motion sickess tablets) We arrived at out hostel which is very quaint, set ...
... but sure it will be totally worth it!).
Met Cara and Chris for dinner and tried to find a restaurant that would take 15 of us but couldn't boo. Jane, Cara, Chris and I headed to Lava Lounge (twice in a day how lucky are they).
Got back to the hotel to my room (hihi so nice to be on my own have to admit!). Did some research on Galapagos, just realised only 3 weeks to go ahhhhhhh!
V and mini V (just the two of ...
... into the jungle below. It was like something out of a Lucy episode. There I was naked
as a howler trying to get rid of the excess bubbles...I looked like the
Michelin tire man. Somewhere in that jungle a coati no doubt was wondering why it had bubbles
on its head.
Today's lesson learned: Do not add a travel size bottle of shampoo to a jacuzzi
Bucket list: Replace white water rafting with waterfall rappelling...3 things checked off.