ct-trav-1109-world-watch-20141105-001The U.S. Embassy advises tourists to use caution while traveling near the Turrialba volcano, in the country’s central mountain range, about 15 miles from the city of Turrialba. Because of ongoing volcanic and seismic activity, authorities raised the alert level for the volcano to yellow, the second-highest on a three-level alert system. Access above La Pastora also has been restricted. Some areas, like San Jose, Alajuela and Heredia provinces, have been affected by ash from the eruptions, and there is potential for travel disruptions. More