Sunday, June 03, 2007

El Volcán Arenal

This weekend our group went on an excursion to The Fortuna Waterfall and a volcano named Arenal. We had an amazing time! Becky and I already have plans to come back sometime.

we took a dip in there too. it was cold!

this is what we saw when we pulled up to the hotel:

here's the view from our hotel room (don't be jealous now...)

The next day (Sunday) we went on a hike to get closer to the volcano-- as close as you can safely go, anyway.

¡Monos! (monkeys)... not in a zoo

Look closely... there are little ants carrying leaves :)

a flower that only lives for a day... ¡qué triste!

our tour guide told us about some of the medicinal plants in the rain forest


here's a video of the volcano spewing! if we were close enough it would look more like lava...

amazing view!

Tori, Tristan, Cassie, me & Becky eating lunch at the "Lava Lounge" after a long weekend


At Tue Jun 05, 09:05:00 PM GMT-6, Anonymous MOM said...

!Que muy buenas vistas!

What a great time! We love seeing the pics, glad you are experiencing this amazing adventure! Do so con mucho gusto!

Love Mom & Dad

At Thu Jun 07, 06:46:00 AM GMT-6, Blogger Kelly said...

The pictures are beautiful, Ann. I miss you :(

At Thu Jun 07, 10:57:00 AM GMT-6, Blogger Kelly said...

Hahaha! It looks like you're topless in the picture of you and Becky with your bathing suits on by the waterfall. Yikes!


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