Altura Hotel

Nr. Estacion de Servicio de Poasito, Poas Volcano National Park, Province of Alajuela, 20802, Costa Rica | Resort
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Travel Blogs from Poas Volcano National Park

'Hey you get off of my cloud'

A travel blog entry by slmackay


... of $20 each per day when travelling. As we have found Costa Rica quite expensive I am not sure how they will manage to do anything here with that budget!

We were on our way again soon but not for long as the others wanted to buy some strawberries on the way. After stopping a couple of times they finally found some and we were on our way again. We arrived back in San Jose with 15 minutes to get our next bus. We jumped in a taxi to the next bus station (our 5th now in ...

How to go 47km in 3.5 hours

A travel blog entry by cookcorn


... tedious, add to that the actual volume of traffic on the streets a possible power outage (there were power lines across the road) and some talk of demonstrations that have been going on for a while blocking some of the major roads and you have a pandemonium. After the second hour you just had to sit back and enjoy the ride - no one could have predicted it and the driver and guide were as exasperated as the ...

Great hike from base to the green lagoon.

A travel blog entry by jalexmtl


... leisurely pace. Bring some snacks and water.
Jan 28 was our friend Morwenna birthday and she wanted to go out to eat at Don Rufina (make reservations) The food was good. The presentation was better than it actually tasted but overall good. I think theres a lot of hype over the restaurant in the guide books. The restaurnat was relaxing and exciting but the wait staff should have smilling lessons. Over all though it was a fun evening.

Monteverde coffee tours

A travel blog entry by upton


... I wasn't bitter.

Finally arriving in Monteverde, we had some good times, but lets skip right to the best part, the Coffee and Chocolate tour!

Coffee is grown by small bush/trees, generally in the mountains, as there is some sort of advantage that way, or maybe its just to make the coffee pickers lives more miserable.
The beans are found within red fruits, two beans per fruit. They are at ...

Coffee, Volcanoes and Waterfalls!

A travel blog entry by ashleysblog


... smoke coming out of it. No hot lava flowing out of it or anything. We were VERY lucky to be able to see it on such a clear day. It can be very tough to see some days because of cloud cover. We got some nice clear views and were able to snap some good pics! From there we went on a little hike on a trail to a lake made in a crater I believe. We walked through this pretty eerie forest before getting to a clearing and seeing ...

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