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. ...

in the Monteverde area, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

in the Monteverde area

A travel blog entry by wandering-again

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... three hours! We walked as far as the Curi Cancha reserve and saw our first Agouti. They are the largest rodent in Costa Rica and second largest in the world. We also visited an information centre about the Children's Eternal Rainforest. This was created ...

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 ...

To touch a hummingbird, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

To touch a hummingbird

A travel blog entry by eeyore82

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Apart from all those touristy not very naturebound activities there are a lot of animals to see in the cloud forest. During the night tour you meet orange knee tarantulas, walking sticks, a green viper - one of the most venomous snakes around here- and ...

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 ...

Le lac Arenal et Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Le lac Arenal et Monteverde

A travel blog entry by otherguru

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... , je fais la connaissance de Jim, un ancien fermier de Géorgie qui a tout plaqué il y a 20 ans pour s’installer au Costa Rica, puis maintenant au Panama. Il est de passage au Costa Rica pour se faire soigner les dents, le tourisme médical est ici ...

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 ...

Monteverde - lots of cloud forests, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde - lots of cloud forests

A travel blog entry by deborahdowning

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... walking on (wobbly) bridges high in the tree canopy so could look down on the forest.   Then spent a day walking through a different cloud forest at ground level - got dripped on a lot, and lots of photos again.   We also had a night time walk ...

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

Monteverde Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by cincobcostarica

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... in 1940 and were later joined in 1950 by Quakers from the US fleeing being drafted into the Korean War.  The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve was established in 1972 starting with 810 acres, but how holds over 35,089 acres of preserved land. ...

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 ...

Overnight Boat trip to Monteverde Cloud Forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Overnight Boat trip to Monteverde Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by globalshepherds

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... a couple once in a while.  That was pretty nice. The next day we arranged for a guided tour of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.  Our guide was an endearing and enthusiastic Tico named Christian.  Christian had grown up in the town and ...

Suddenly it's freezing!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Suddenly it's freezing!

A travel blog entry by bridgetpavitt

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SUNDAY 25th -27th Jan Another 3 days of scratching is making me itch!  Up in the mountains in the cloud forest.  Extremely windy with horizontal rain at the top of the hill where our hotel was,  I was glad I brought a stylish plastic ...

Feliz año nuevo!!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Feliz año nuevo!!

A travel blog entry by mknox

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... : there are no McDonalds in the cloud forests and jungles so i wasn't likely to test this theory) Monteverde; or first destination in Costa Rica is a cloud forest  in the mountainous areas of  the north pacific coast.  It was settled by ...

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 ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by nikkid1983

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... There was a vote and we decided to leave super early to be able to stop at the beach for a while before going on to Monteverde, Costa Rica! 5:15 pickup from our houses. So me and the girls were up at 4:30 for breakfast with the family. They were so sweet ...

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 ...

Monteverde Cloud Forrest Zip Lines, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde Cloud Forrest Zip Lines

A travel blog entry by lpringle

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Today we left Ofir in San Jose, and Ali, Yav and I got a bus at 6am to Monteverde, which is a cloud forest reserve in Northern Costa Rica meaning it has 100% hummidity and lots of amazing plants and animals. We arrived around midday and were attacked off ...

Hotel Belmar, Monteverde, next stop, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Hotel Belmar, Monteverde, next stop

A travel blog entry by wanderlizzy

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... breakfast as well as their cocktails. Tico time is the hotels take on happy hour. Tico is the name given to residents of Costa Rica and a lovely people they are. For happy hour I enjoy Tapas and Tequila based cocktail whilst Peter samples a India Pale ...

Cloud forest and sunshine in Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Cloud forest and sunshine in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by goodner

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... to stay on the well-marked path. The following day, we headed over to the region's main attraction, the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.  Heralded by National Geographic as "the jewel in the crown of cloud forest reserves," Monteverde attracts bird ...

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 ...

Bridges, ATVs and Bachata, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Bridges, ATVs and Bachata

A travel blog entry by deni367

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... definitely the worst student. But luckily, we went back down into town and to the only club, where we could dance however we wanted. It was a great night to complete our Monteverde experience. Next, it was time to go across the country and to the beach. ...

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