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Road To La Fortuna, &, Arenal Volcano

Sunset heightened the drama of the nearby volcano
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Sunset heightened the drama of the nearby volcano


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The large white tent stood vacant
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The large white tent stood vacant


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She hurried a bit late to school that day
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She hurried a bit late to school that day


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Her laundry was protected by a tall fence and gate
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Her laundry was protected by a tall fence and gate


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Lychees were for sale from a roadside stand
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Lychees were for sale from a roadside stand


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The trip crossed a wide rocky river
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The trip crossed a wide rocky river


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Trucks pulling in and out produced too much dust
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Trucks pulling in and out produced too much dust


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They offered a restaurant, discoteque and bananas
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They offered a restaurant, discoteque and bananas


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Way signs clipped by passing trucks
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Way signs clipped by passing trucks


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Children played a fun game of pothole repair
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Children played a fun game of pothole repair


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Storm clouds moved ominously into the area
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Storm clouds moved ominously into the area


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We passed a roadside butcher counter
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We passed a roadside butcher counter


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Ice cream store owner fed mangos to wild iguanas
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Ice cream store owner fed mangos to wild iguanas


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The ice cream store also sold art
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The ice cream store also sold art


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The roadside grocery store proved safe to approach
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The roadside grocery store proved safe to approach


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Tourists crossed a busy bridge to photograph iguanas
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Tourists crossed a busy bridge to photograph iguanas


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A young pineapple was discovered along the roads edge
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A young pineapple was discovered along the roads edge


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Some areas appeared nicer and better maintained than others
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Some areas appeared nicer and better maintained than others


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Bicycles shared the road with trucks and cars
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Bicycles shared the road with trucks and cars


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A horse grazed in a meadow
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A horse grazed in a meadow


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A rain storm moved in at last
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A rain storm moved in at last


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The rain ended as we approached the town
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The rain ended as we approached the town


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Behind us dangerous passing on a rain slick road
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Behind us dangerous passing on a rain slick road


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While on his way home from school, he discovered a snack
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While on his way home from school, he discovered a snack


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The volcano Arenal loomed high over the town
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The volcano Arenal loomed high over the town


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A stop at a closed ATM proved futile
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A stop at a closed ATM proved futile


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The town at night under its only volcano
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The town at night under its only volcano


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Come nightfall the dog reasoned it was time to sleep
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Come nightfall the dog reasoned it was time to sleep


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