Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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A rough ride and a relaxing cup of Coffee., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

A rough ride and a relaxing cup of Coffee.

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Our drive from La Fortuna to Monteverde was adventurous and down right ROUGH!. We departed La Fortuna and traveled to Lake Arenal. From there, we boarded a boat, crossed the lake and began our rough ride through the mountain range. The locals call it a ...

The Sanctuary of Santa Elena, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The Sanctuary of Santa Elena

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... cost us $12, saving us $17! When travelling every penny counts..... We are staying at Pension Santa Elena Hostel in the cloudforest of Costa Rica. The hostel is really nice and has a really nice vibe. We have hot water heated by solar power so it is on ...

Zip Lining and Orchids, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Zip Lining and Orchids

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... locals recommend, and he was right. The group sizes were small (just us) and it has 16 platforms in the Santa Elana Cloud Forest. Upon arriving, we spotted our first poisonous snake! It was smaller than I expected, it was actually tiny (but still ...

Cloud Forest, Continental Divide and Humming Birds, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloud Forest, Continental Divide and Humming Birds

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... Oh well! We arrived first thing and had a wonderful guided hike with the founders son. In total, we spent 3 hrs learning about the cloud forest and the animals that call it home. After our hike, we visited the humming bird gallery. I've never seen so many ...

Rain, clouds and coffee, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Rain, clouds and coffee

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... Mr Juan added a Coco Tour. In addition to the usual coffee tour, we made chocolate and cane syrup from scratch. So yummy. MONTEVERDE RAIN FOREST This time around, we did it right. Mom and I avoided the "rushed and overpriced" tour and found our own way. ...

monteverde canopy tour sau cum sa zbori fara motor, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

monteverde canopy tour sau cum sa zbori fara motor

A travel blog entry by tudormaxim

Dupa o calatorie de 4 ore prin peisaje foarte frumoase,cu Grey Line Costa Rica (shutle bus intre Tamarindo si Monteverde, 35$/p) am ajuns in Santa Elena-Monteverde.In nicio jumatate de ora am plecat spre o rezervatie privata unde am facut cea ...

Monteverde, Puerto Viejo, Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde, Puerto Viejo, Monteverde

A travel blog entry by lindseyj

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... I splurged one night and got Caribbean cooking lessons from a local girl. OMG SO DELISH!! By far the best meal I´ve had in Costa Rica! Annie wrote down the instructions so maybe one day I´ll try to recreate it...although I think I´ve said that ...

24 7, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

24 7

A travel blog entry by hannahgregory

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... to go to hawaii or alabama or florida.  I'm living my dream. I've been to Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and soon to be Panama. I've seen, learned, and done so much. Met so many people who I love. All of ...

My job at the CEC, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

My job at the CEC

A travel blog entry by lindseyj

... so good on a resume to say that I've helped develop curriculum! -         Super Arte Costa Rica o       I have begun helping run this project with a volunteer named Antonio who has ...

Hiking Through The Clouds, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Hiking Through The Clouds

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... adventure without her. The Monteverde Cloudforest is a must-do stop on any eco-tour of Costa Rica. Only 1% of the global woodland consists of cloud forests and Monteverde is the posterchild of these types of forests which are characterized, not ...

WALKWAY THROUGH THE CLOUDS, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

WALKWAY THROUGH THE CLOUDS

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... .  White, puffy, watery ones. By the end of the eighth bridge the kids were happy for a 'Caliente Chocolate' and myself a good cup of Costa Rican ‘café con leche, por favor’. Back to Monteverde where the sun was now ...

Cows, Frogs, Snakes, Butterflies..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Cows, Frogs, Snakes, Butterflies...

A travel blog entry by lindseyj

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... It's been a great experience seeing what everyone else's home stays are like.   Last weekend we decided to stay in Monteverde. After school on Friday we all went to a Professional Development session on bubbles. Fun! After, hanging out at the ...

Jul 05, 2011, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Jul 05, 2011

A travel blog entry by yearofdan

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Monteverde Cloud Forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by skylerstravels

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Thursday afternoon 7 other students and I boarded a public bus headed for Monteverde, Costa Rica. Our bus ride took almost 5 hours, the last 2 hours being down a thin dirt road that climbed up into the foggy mountains. It was also after dark so it was a ...

Volcan Arenal and Back to Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Volcan Arenal and Back to Monteverde

A travel blog entry by lindseyj

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... hopped on Jeep-Boat-Jeep for a weekend away in La Fortuna. I think we were all needing some distance from homestays, teaching, and Monteverde in general (we still love all three of those things, it was just time for a vacation). Jeep-Boat-Jeep is a nifty ...

Ziplines och bungee, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplines och bungee

A travel blog entry by jakobahman

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... dagen efter for att mota upp ett gang som jag traffat tidigare. Det blev inte riktigt som jag tankt mig, da jag fastnade i Monteverde tva extra natter pga strul med bussar.   "Ziplines" ar ett trevligt satt att uppleva natur och fa en liten ...

Amigos + Cloud forests + Tarzan swing, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Amigos + Cloud forests + Tarzan swing

A travel blog entry by pablo_salma

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... Rica, but with the opportunity to meet up, we were in! We met in Montverde, a place famous for it’s wildlife and 'Cloud Forest’. The perfect place to try ‘Ziplining’ for the first time and catch our first glimpse of a wild sloth ...

Better out than in..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Better out than in...

A travel blog entry by sainty1

... seeing a theme yet? This country is just one big national park. From Volcano Arenal we headed to Monteverde NP, a privately owned piece of cloud forest. It was purchased by a bunch of Quakers to help save the rainforest, and to keep tourist numbers ...

Bungees, Ziplines and Giant Tree Swings, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Bungees, Ziplines and Giant Tree Swings

A travel blog entry by samlocke3

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... 50m before swooooooosh, swinging like a pendulum over the great canyon. Hardcore! The next day we headed back up to the cloud forest for the Canopy Zipline Tour. This consisted of a combination of 14 zip lines throughout the rainforest with some ...

A Sloth, A Swing & A Soda, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

A Sloth, A Swing & A Soda

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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Located between two beautiful cloud forests is Monteverde a tourist mecca within Costa Rica with a real wealth of activities day trips an excursions to relieve you of you money. A settlement evolved out of a Quaker gathering today you would be hard ...

¡Arroz y frijoles todos el tiempo! ¡Yum!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

¡Arroz y frijoles todos el tiempo! ¡Yum!

A travel blog entry by lindseyj

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... ! Annie then went home while Matt, Curtis and I went to Los Amigos bar for a couple drinks and to join the many others watching the Costa Rica vs. Mexico football game (Costa Rica lost). I didn't stay long since I had to get home before dark. I decided to ...

Søstrene Hvid fortælle - part 2, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Søstrene Hvid fortælle - part 2

A travel blog entry by tanjahvid

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(Camilla) Torsdag 25/12 Efter en god juleaften  blev der sovet længe torsdag. Vi havde ingen planer for dagen, så vi fik slappet godt af ved poolen og fik arbejdet lidt på vores nu efterhånden gode kulør. Efter lidt aftensmad gik vi tidligt ...

Quetzals!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Quetzals!

A travel blog entry by margreet98

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One of the fun trips in Costa Rica is the Jeep-Boat-Jeep from La Fortuna to Monteverde, although it is actually a van-boat-van trip. We were picked up at the hotel by the van and dropped at the dam at Lake Arenal where we boarded a boat that took us ...

The Quetzal, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The Quetzal

A travel blog entry by mnasf

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... .  We had an early tour of the cloud forest in the morning. Day 5 – Wednesday, July 1, 2009 – The Monteverde Cloud Forest We had an early reservation for a tour of the Cloud Forest with our guide Francisco.  Grandpa did not come with ...

ALL the activities, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

ALL the activities

A travel blog entry by nellems

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... ride in a cow pulled cart. Step 7: Cloud Forest: Another early morning rise is best if you wish to go and witness the cloud forest of Monteverde. If you are extra lucky, the weather will be perfect and there will not be a single cloud in the cloud ...

We get cake, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

We get cake

A travel blog entry by soooz

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... and I curtseyed. Look the Jeep Boat Jeep was a bit of a trial but worth it.. It shaved 8 hours off our roadtrip to Monteverde. We arrived in just 2.5.  What made it worthwhile, was our our host(eses). Blokes who had brought a whole esky full of ...

Reuniting, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Reuniting

A travel blog entry by excitethesoul

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... the day before.  We planned this particular destination to specifically see the reserve and not necessarily zipline. Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (or Reserva Biologica Bosque Nuboso Monteverde) draws ecotourists from all over the world due to its ...

Der Nebelwald von Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Der Nebelwald von Monteverde

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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... wenn man mit dem Auto die Serpentinen der Berge erklimmt und von dort auf die Nebelwälder schaut. In Monteverde selbst ist wie in ganz Costa Rica Ökotourismus angesagt. Das bedeutet im Klartext: Preise wie im Westen. Es gibt quasi keine Aktivität ...

Nachts im Urwald von Costa Rica, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Nachts im Urwald von Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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... herumlaufen. Auf alle Fälle ist so eine Nachtwanderung eine feine Sache. Schade, dass Bienchen Angst davor hatte. Diesen Beitrag und alles zu unserer kompletten Weltreise findet ihr hier www.tripumdiewelt.de/2011/07/nebelwald-monteverde.html.   ...

Bird of Prey... Flying High, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Bird of Prey... Flying High

A travel blog entry by excitethesoul

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... ;appears in the hostel lobby ready to shuttle us to the park.  Selvatura Park is privately owned unlike the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve which is owned by the government, and offers adventure tours from zip-lining to canopy bridge walks to ...

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