Volcán Arenal, one of the many active volcanoes in Costa Rica

View of Volcán Arenal from across El Lago Arenal.

View of Volcán Arenal from a distance.

El Lago Arenal, which you can cross by boat to reach the Monteverde rain forest region.

The Ecolodge San Luis, a Research Station visited by "ecotourists" and students.

Señor Holt helps a local farmer press sugarcane to extract the sweet juice for drinking.

Señor Holt stands by a sign welcoming hikers to the Monteverde cloud forest reserve.

Señor Morejón hikes his way towards the Cataratas San Luis.

The Cataratas San Luis, a welcome sight at the end of a strenuous hike.