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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano increasing in activity, authorities say
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Costa Rica
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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano increasing in activity, authorities say

The Tico Times - January 30, 2020

The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) says Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in Guanacaste is increasing in activity, though the organization has not observed…

Tico Times #TBT: 2006 Arenal Volcano lava flows
Arenal
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Arenal
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Tico Times #TBT: 2006 Arenal Volcano lava flows

The Tico Times - February 21, 2019

Arenal Volcano's July 1968 eruption destroyed three small villages, killed 87 people and wiped out 232 square kilometers of crops and livestock. The stratovolcano has remained dormant…

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

The Tico Times - April 19, 2018

After three people broke into a protected area in Turrialba Volcano National Park on Saturday and photographed themselves at the active volcano's crater, authorities reiterated their warnings…

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

The Tico Times - April 13, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — At an estimated 7,000 years old, Arenal is a volcano in diapers, dating from around the time agriculture developed in ancient Egypt. By…

On Barva Volcano, a day hike without the crowds
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Volcano
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On Barva Volcano, a day hike without the crowds

The Tico Times - July 4, 2015

BARVA, Heredia – I'll admit it: I usually cringe when I come across hordes of tourists as I travel through Costa Rica. As someone who has lived here only 18 months, I…

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Poás: A mountain with a temper

The Tico Times - January 30, 2015

One of the most-visited volcanoes in Costa Rica is Poás, a 2,700-meter mountain located just north of Alajuela. At the end of long and winding roads, you’ll…