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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano increasing in activity, authorities say

Still, Costa Rica's National Emergency Commission (CNE) is warning that a change in the volcano's condition could occur at any time.

Tico Times #TBT: 2006 Arenal Volcano lava flows

The stratovolcano has remained dormant over the last decade, but for years, La Fortuna's 8,000 residents made their peace with the consistently active volcano to form a delicate harmony.

Following illegal entry, authorities reiterate: don’t visit Turrialba’s crater

Authorities noted illegal visits can put rescue teams' lives in danger.

Visiting Arenal Costa Rica: A very cool volcano and lots of very hot springs

The iconic, conical Arenal Volcano put this region on the map — at first for killing people, and then for pampering them in decadent hot springs.

Arenal Costa Rica: One very cool volcano and lots of very hot springs

The iconic, conical Arenal Volcano put this region on the map — at first for killing people, and then for pampering them in decadent hot springs.

On Barva Volcano, a day hike without the crowds

Barva Volcano doesn't get a lot of visitors, and that's one of the best reasons to go.
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