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Drive time and route from Poas?

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Drive time and route from Poas?

Hi all- we are staying 1st night in Alajuela, and I was thinking a side trip to Poas might be nice early the next morning to break up all the travel to la Fortuna. I realize it is not on the way to la fortuna, but how much extra time am I adding? From Alajuela to Poas is about an hour, but how far from Poas to La Fortuna? How long of a trip is this compared to just going sraight for Fortuna from Alajuela?

Also, is Sarchi worth a stop, or can you buy that stuff anywhere?

Thanks! I know someone had posted a link somewhere to a drive times map, but I can't find it anywhere!

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Good choice...not to drive that section of the road...it is a great section...but not nice to take chances in life sometimes...is better common sense...


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Thanks again, everyone for all your thoughtful advice! We head out tomorrow for this beautiful country and can't wait to be there!

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