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Famous for the Arenal Volcano - everyone's idea of the typical volcano with its conical shape, huge ash columns and flowing red lava.
Although the volcano has been active following an earthquake in 1968, we did not see any activity. Most of the time the volcano was shrouded in cloud anyway.
The volcano is 1633 metres high. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the Western Hemisphere.
Most people who come here stay in the village of La Fortuna de San Carlos. It's a small settlement and easily explored in an hour or so, but it's the surrounding area that normally attracts visitors.
The other side of the lake we were met by a 4WD vehicle which was to transport ud the last part of the journey to... more travel advice
On our way to Cano Negro, we stopped in a small village called Muelle, to have a look at this tree. What's so unsual... more travel advice
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