Poas Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

Poas Volcano National Park is located 35 minutes by car north of the city of Alajuela-in the central valley of Costa Rica.  It is most visited national park in Costa Rica due to its location….close to the airport and Alajuela. However: at this moment July 18, 2017, this national park is closed indefinitely due to […]

How to Create a Blue River Adventure

A wonderful day  at the Blue River!   Costa Rica’s Unique Blue River is located at the base of the Tenorio Volcano in north central Costa Rica.  Blue because of a specific mineral in the water, when the sun shines thru the water it appears blue.  The brighter the sunlight the bluer the water. Tourist hike […]

Why Visit Arenal Volcano National Arenal Park.

It’s a bright sunny day in April and my best friend Paulette and I set out in our small SUV Suzuki to explore around the mighty Arenal Volcano. I remember as a young bride, many many years ago-coming here with my new Costa Rican husband . I could not believe my eyes! This giant creature […]

Wonderful Day Along the Blue River Costa Rica

My Costa Rica Journey A series by Ann: connecting people to people and people to places in Costa Rica . The Blue River originates at the base of the Tenorio Volcano in north central Costa Rica.  My daughter Xinia, photo below, her husband Rolando, and I had come from Alajuela to spend two days looking to purchase […]

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Costa Rica: Wonderful Wildlife

A Costa Rica Vacation-Visit A Primary Rainforest

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to take a vacation to Costa Rica to visit her natural treasure- the primary rainforest? Here you find some of the last remaining primary rainforest in the world.  The government of Costa Rica starting in the late 1980s has designated large portions of it’s primary rainforest for National Parks in the […]

Hot Springs around Arenal Volcano Costa Rica

At the base of the Arenal Volcano are many hot springs.  One does not have to dig very deep to hit the hot water.  Vacationers to Arenal have several choices for hot springs . The most popluar is Tabacon Hot Springs and Spa.  This was the first hot springs to be developed in the Arenal […]

Lookout-Inn in the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica

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