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Lens: DA* 16-50 Camera: K5 Photo Location: Arenal, Costa Rica 
Posted By: daacon, 02-08-2012, 06:50 AM

Gotcha looking ! While in Arenal at the Tabcon Hot Springs (will post some of those later what a place) we went up the hill so to speak for some ziplining. Now I have ziplined a few times , in Canada , Mexico and now Costa Rica. Have to admit this was by far the best. There were 8 runs , the longest being just over half a mile (780 meters) and with my size and good form I was approaching 90kmh.

Cheating here this was with the Nikon Coolpix but it illustrates the tile eh



Here's a view from the launch platform of one of the longer ones ..



Me comming in for a landing



While I was keeping as straight as I could to maxmize speed the view was pretty spectacular as well

Arenal Lake



Arenal Volcano - a rare view of the top , usually clouded over, when we went last year we never saw more than 1/3 of the Volcano



Pura Vida

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02-08-2012, 07:15 AM   #2
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ye hah ! looks like great fun, 90kph that's gotta put some wind up ya shorts.

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Sounds like you are having way to much fun. Keep that up and you will never grow old.
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Now that looks like fun.Thankds for the invite bud!!! Cheers JIMBO

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I would think you might wonder what the hell am I doing going off of this platform, hope all the wires are tied in correctly at the poles. You got some great shots here Dave, I especially like the volcano. Is it dormant? Beautiful country for sure and with you and Susan posting travel photos it has been a great vacation for Terri and I viewing your adventures.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Cee Cee Quote
ye hah ! looks like great fun, 90kph that's gotta put some wind up ya shorts.
cheers
You got that right Cee Cee and your helmet almost blows off

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Sounds like you are having way to much fun. Keep that up and you will never grow old.
Thanks Susan - tell my body that !

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Now that looks like fun.Thankds for the invite bud!!! Cheers JIMBO
Hey Jim sorry buddy but hey we can do it in Golden (although I have done it there no where near as exciting - except climbing one of those towers in Golden was well - a challenge haha) - right after we survive the White Water Rafting (we are going this year - will Email ya the details gotta do it!)

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I would think you might wonder what the hell am I doing going off of this platform, hope all the wires are tied in correctly at the poles. You got some great shots here Dave, I especially like the volcano. Is it dormant? Beautiful country for sure and with you and Susan posting travel photos it has been a great vacation for Terri and I viewing your adventures.
Thanks Bob - I told the ladies those plastic helmets we had were more for body identification than protection as if one fell it was one hell of a long way down ha ! it's funny you ask if that Volcano is active - well the story is it erupted nightly for many many years and then in 2011 Karen and Dave planned a trip down there , Arenal Volcano got wind of that and has been inactive since (about 3 months before we were there last year). "They" really have no idea when it will be active again , but we missed it for sure - maybe next time we are there one can only hope. At least we got to see it all and that is a rare treat.
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Sorry, couldn't resist.

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Looks like a blast Dave.Maybe I'll put it on my bucket list.Yeah right.--charliezap

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Damn, I was expecting fishing pics!

Looks like an amazing time.
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boriscleto - ha I have seen that commercial pretty funny, or are you calling me a pig

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Looks like a blast Dave.Maybe I'll put it on my bucket list.Yeah right.--charliezap
Thanks Charlie you should ! A least a visti to Costa Rica


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Damn, I was expecting fishing pics!
Looks like an amazing time.
ha I know I completely did not think of that reference ! It was fun indeed.
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