Travel Blogs from La Fortuna
... one side and the volcano on the other.
There were a total of 8 zip lines. There were two short practice lines where we learned three important skills: 1. Lean back holding on to the handles and tuck your knees to your chest to make sure we don't sway from side to side and to make sure we all made it to the next platform; 2. As soon as you feel the lines swaying hard, that is the zip line ...
... garden--it's made of recycled plastic water bottles!
Leaving the butterfly garden I followed the signs pointing to the crocodile's habitat, and saw a motionless critter that I thought had to be a plaster replica--until he finally moved about ten minutes later. ...
- Small patio at the entrance.
- Outdoor Grill
Away From It All
... but Art thoroughly enjoyed. As beautiful as it was, it was such a change from the non-touristy spots we have been to that have all nature and very few people that it felt a little jarring to me. Give me an empty jungle with snakes anyday over a luxurious hot springs with people. I realize I'm in the minority there, and it was really very beautiful and unique. So, I was glad to be back at the bungalow, and we saw a huge toad outside our cabin. Then, approaching ...
We transferred to La Fortuna, a highland resort, 3 hours drive north of San Jose. The transfer was made by minibus taxi and at the end of the trip I realised that Costa Rican roads are not conducive to the suspension of these buses as every bump and unevenness, and there are plenty of those, is transmitted straight through the seat.
La Fortuna is a rainforest and volcano resort at the base of the Arenal volcano. It seems after ...