Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Costa Rica- Arenal Volcano
Leaving the Peace Lodge, we drive down to the Arenal area to stay at the Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa, situated central to the volcano!! The top photo was taken from our hotel room. Great, right? Except for the clouds which cover the volcano for most of our visit.
The Arenal volcano is the world's second most active volcano. Costa Rica has 7 active volcanoes, 112 as part of the Rim of Fire. At night, it is possible to see glowing embers and activity but we saw nothing.
On the way from the Peach Lodge to the Arenal area we did see beautiful countryside. Lush farmland where many fruits and vegetables are grown- pineapples, bananas, coffee and sugarcane.