Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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Dia 6. Rincon la Vieja - Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 6. Rincon la Vieja - Monteverde

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

... Se puede observar actividad Volcanica, paseo entre fumarolas, volcancitos de lodo hirviendo y aguas ricas en azufre. Despues, salir hacia Monteverde. (4h de carreteras malas) Llegada al hotel y aprovechar la tarde para visitar el Ranario o algo. Cena en ...

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

Cloud forest Monteverde

A travel blog entry by wavegirl77

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In search of dry land, we headed to Monteverde, famed for its ¨cloud forest¨, a original growth rain forest that is constantly covered in clouds.  This unfortunately was probably not the place to hope to ¨dry out¨ given the the cloud also ...

SLOTH IN THE CAR PARK, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

SLOTH IN THE CAR PARK

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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It was raining and cold and we departed early across a lake to Monteverde. We were unable to appreciate the landscape as the cloud line was low. The sun brightened up and we took the bus at the other end of the lake journey to Monteverde.  We were ...

Santa Elena / Monteverde Cloudforest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Santa Elena / Monteverde Cloudforest

A travel blog entry by copper86

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... guess, the trees here rely on water from the clouds rather than from rain, this is the difference between a rain- and cloud-forest. Other that that I couldn´t really tell much difference, it still pi**ed it down the whole time we were up there. ...

Dia 7. Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Dia 7. Monteverde

A travel blog entry by maprudencio

*** PLANING *** Desayuno en el hotel y salida hacia Selvatura para hacer el Canopy y los Puentes Colgantes. Si nos queda tiempo visitar el Jardín de los Colibrís. Por la tarde alquilar unos Quads para hacer una ruta de 3 horas. Por la noche hacer ...

Ziplining, Superman & Cloud Forest catchups!!!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Ziplining, Superman & Cloud Forest catchups!!!

A travel blog entry by m_and_m_time

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... stories and photos and overall delighting in each others company.   The next morning we headed to the Monteverde Cloud Forest in search of sloths and quetzals. We found neither but had a great walk through beautiful rainforests with stunning ...

rain, rain, going away.., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

rain, rain, going away..

A travel blog entry by oldhongerlady

... to a restaurant to get food. I'm sitting here wearing a long sleeved shirt and jeans. never thought I would be doing this in costa rica! at around 8:30 pm, the rain stopped and I walked over to this really cute restaurant and ordered a 'typical costa ...

Clouds, rain, zip lines and a search for a frog, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Clouds, rain, zip lines and a search for a frog

A travel blog entry by chrisser71

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... region, wonder if I'll meet more in Peru. After the boat ride we had a 2 hour shuttle ride to reach Monteverde. Although Costa Rica seems a very civilised country, they really ought to do something about their roads. All the way to Monteverde we drove on ...

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

Costa Rica's Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... discovered there are not too many opportunities on the journey. We stopped in Santa Elena, the small town just outside the cloud forest reserve and had a quick look around and had lunch in the Tree House a two storey restaurant built around a 60 year old ...

Land of the Resplendent Quetzal, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Land of the Resplendent Quetzal

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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A Cloud Forest is a type of rain forest but is characterised not unsurprisingly by a lot of low-level cloud cover at canopy level. They have lots of moss covering the trees and for this reason they are also called mossy forests. We had booked a guided ...

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

to Monteverde!

A travel blog entry by oldhongerlady

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... . the people I've met here so far tend to be a bit more environmentally conscious, and actually want to travel and see what costa rica is all about, as opposed to drinking, partying and getting laid. it's definitely a nice change. I hope I see these ...

Going Extremo!, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Going Extremo!

A travel blog entry by kerry_andrew

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... !) and for the remainder of the group to sample the local rum with some entertaining consequences! The main activities in Monteverde revolve around the cloud forest. We decided the best way to see this was up in the canopy itself and as such chose to do ...

Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde

A travel blog entry by truetravelerare

... The darn thing drew blood, and it stings more than a mosquito bite would. I think it might be a forest wasp. ..... The zipline over the cloud forest was great fun. My only qualm is it didn´t go fast enough. When I did the free swing, I was tied in, then ...

The quetzal bird and making sweeties, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

The quetzal bird and making sweeties

A travel blog entry by salsita

Yet another action packed day with a guided tour around the Monteverde Cloud Forest, the most famous in the world.  We saw a few birds, the infamous quetzal bird (the national bird of Guatemala and an important sacred bird to the mayas) which got our ...

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

Tamagringo and Monteverde

A travel blog entry by reece_k

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... awsome. Woke up early the next day and did one of the zip line (flying fox) tours that are absolutly everywhere in Costa Rica, it was good fun zooming of the canopy of the rainforest all morning, although most of the time you are going to ...

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

Costa Rica: Monteverde

A travel blog entry by daria_juergen

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... Tigre, the Santa Elena Reserve, the Bosque Eterno de los Nińos and the world-famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Unfortunately everything is very expensive in Costa Rica and they change you for everything what you should or will do. Entrance to the ...

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

Monte Verde

A travel blog entry by diene

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Heute besuchen wir den Nationalpark Santa Elena in dem man den hier superberuehmten Nebelurwald bewundern kann.Der macht heute seinem Namen absolut gar keine Ehre, so koennen wir den 3 Stuendigen Trek durch den Wald bei strahlend blauem Himmel ...

Voyager seule? Bilan apres 2 mois, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Voyager seule? Bilan apres 2 mois

A travel blog entry by ariane_atw

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... pas... * Gestion de budget a moyen terme: bonne. Je dis ca tant qu'il est encore temps parce que je sais que l'étape Costa Rica va faire MAL. * Tolérance a la friture/au mélange arroz et frijoles (riz et haricots rouges, la base de l'alimentation ici, ...

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

Extremo Canopy

A travel blog entry by diene

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Um 12 Uhr komme ich in meiner nachsten Station, dem Ort Monteverde, an. Um keine Zeit zu verschwenden wird auch gleich fuer 14 Uhr die Canopy Tour gebucht.Das heisst, man saust 2 Stunden lang an Drahtseilen durch die Baumkronen des hiesigen Urwaldes. ...

Quaker Monkeys & Milkshakes (Andy), Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Quaker Monkeys & Milkshakes (Andy)

A travel blog entry by lindseyhehman

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... take advantage of this while I can. That afternoon we all went off to the Reserva Biologica Bosque Nuboso Monteverde (Monterde's Cloud Forest Reserve). It was a good hike through a living cloud forest getting a chance to see a few insects and butterflies ...

life in the clouds, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

life in the clouds

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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... across the lake for about an hour and finally 1hour 45 mins in a van up a bumpy road. The views on the way were great and the cloud forest lodge seems really nice, huge room , and i think it has a nice view if only the clouds would go away. So I was ...

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

Cloud Forest in Monteverede, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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... ' nás asi po dvou hodinách jízdy volal řidič, že tady máme vystoupit, že tudy pojede bus do Monteverde. Netrvalo dlouho a už jsme seděli v kabině auta jednoho hodného mladého Američana, co žije s ...

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

Quetzales in Monteverde

A travel blog entry by ccheng

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... grand sourire a suffit, et il mónt laisser passer.   Apres une journee complete de voyage, on arrive finalement a Monteverde avant la nuit. A la descente de bus, on fut envahi de rabateurs pour les hostels du coin se battant pour ...

Monteverde- it never rains but..., Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Monteverde- it never rains but...

A travel blog entry by yorkieandloxy

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... it was travelling up through Costa Rica causing torrential rain. Undeterred we spent our first day in the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve, where we spent a really enjoyable- if very wet- 2 hours traipsing through the woods. Unfortunately we weren´t ...

Flying through the cloud forest on a zipline, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Flying through the cloud forest on a zipline

A travel blog entry by salsita

... to the Desafio tour office to see what other adrenalin pumping sports we could sign up for next. Zip lining through the Monteverde Cloud Forest at various speeds sounded fun. We signed up to the Selvatura tour to fly through 3km worth of cables with ...

Swinging above the forest, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Swinging above the forest

A travel blog entry by simon.caryn

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... doing this) But it wasn't meant to be – first up was the bridge walks. Which was actually pretty amazing. Monteverde Forest is known as a Cloud Forest... There are 18 different types of forests in the world (who knew) and Costa Rica had 12 of them. ...

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

Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsmurrell

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... at the same time get soaked by horizontal rain being blown down from the mountains. We visited the two cloud forest protected reserves.  At St Elena reserve we were soaked to the skin by 3 hours of torrential rain.  At Monteverde reserve we had ...

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

Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by shanem

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... An hour later I´m in Liberia, a not very impressive stopover on the way to Monteverde. It is needed because the journey to Montverde, a cloud forest in the mountains about halfway between the Atlantic and Pacific is notoriously cumbersome. The ...

Lots of activities, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Lots of activities

A travel blog entry by ren_n_ems

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... plants to the finished product, Ren drinking it and feeling pretty wired all evening. Evening - Its time for our night walk in the forest, we saw coatis (part of the racoon family), agoutis (not sure how to spell this but looked like a big big rat), ...

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

Costa Ricccccccaaaaa

A travel blog entry by trush-parul2011

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... before the bus back so we decided to see the reptile exhibit and it was one of te highlights. There are soo many snakes in Costa Rica ! Bloody big ones as well. There there was the toads and the multicoloured tiny frogs that can kill you in an hours . ...

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