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Soaring above the volcanoes
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Newsletter
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Soaring above the volcanoes

The Tico Times - April 20, 2017

Thanks to faithful Tico Times reader and Southwest Airlines pilot John Wells, who has spent a lot of time in the air above San José in recent…

Arenal: One very cool volcano and lots of very hot springs
Arenal
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Arenal
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Arenal: 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…

Arenal is where the gods would live if they lived in Costa Rica
adventure
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adventure
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Arenal is where the gods would live if they lived in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 10, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — It hovers over the region like a pyramid of the gods, a nearly perfect cone with deceptively green hillsides that were once flooded…

PHOTOS: Turrialba’s big weekend
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Turrialba’s big weekend

AFP and Tico Times Staff - January 9, 2017

If Volcán Turrialba plans to adhere to the saying, "Begin as you mean to go on," then we could be in for an explosive 2017. Ashfall from…

Rincón de la Vieja hike shows off geothermal wonders
Guanacaste
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Guanacaste
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Rincón de la Vieja hike shows off geothermal wonders

Jill Replogle - September 22, 2016

As the names of places sometimes do, Rincón de la Vieja had been calling me. The translation of that name to English is tricky, which is perhaps…

UPDATE: Eruption of Turrialba Volcano closes airport, launches ash, rocks 4 km high
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Eruption of Turrialba Volcano closes airport, launches ash, rocks 4 km high

L. Arias - September 19, 2016

Update: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6:00 a.m.: Juan Santamaría International Airport was scheduled to be closed until 11 a.m. Tuesday morning as airport crew continue to clean the runways…

Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor

L. Arias - June 17, 2016

Sustained tremor activity that started at 8 p.m. Wednesday marked a new spike in activity at Turrialba Volcano. At 1:45 a.m. Thursday the crater began spewing ash…

Vegetables grown near erupting Turrialba called safe to eat
Agriculture
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Agriculture
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Vegetables grown near erupting Turrialba called safe to eat

L. Arias - May 31, 2016

Consumption of vegetables grown north of Cartago province do not pose any risk to humans despite their exposure to ashes from the Turrialba Volcano, the Costa Rican government says. Ash…

Ash from Turrialba Volcano keeps falling on the Central Valley
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Ash from Turrialba Volcano keeps falling on the Central Valley

L. Arias - May 24, 2016

The spewing of ash, rocks and gases that started Friday at Turrialba Volcano continued almost uninterrupted Monday afternoon, the National University's Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) reported.…

Among Costa Rican volcanoes, Irazú is king of the hill
Central Valley
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Central Valley
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Among Costa Rican volcanoes, Irazú is king of the hill

The Tico Times - May 18, 2016

IRAZÚ VOLCANO NATIONAL PARK, Cartago — Here at the top of Costa Rica’s tallest volcano, the main crater looks like it was struck by a gigantic meteorite…

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