Travel Blogs from Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica

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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 ...

Adios Nicaragua, hola Costa Rica, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Adios Nicaragua, hola Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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... Up and ready to rumble at 6am, the coffee helped! Slept like a baby on the ferry and then another 1hr to the Honduras - Costa Rica border. Most stressful border crossing so far - made sure I had the little piece of paper from Nicaragua but got conned into ...

Adrenaline-packed day in sunny Monteverde, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Adrenaline-packed day in sunny Monteverde

A travel blog entry by mini_v

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... eggs and rice and beans). Could not resist another cappuccino and then off we went to our hanging bridge tour at 100% Aventura in Monteverde! The hike was very chilled out but it wasn't really a cloudy forest for us unfortunately and we didn't get to see ...

Birds and Trees, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Birds and Trees

A travel blog entry by wandering-again

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Our visit to the Curi Cancha reserve started early with a 7am pick up. The reserve was quiet and the first thing that struck us was the sheer size of the trees that were all around us. We felt minute next to them. They feel like sentient beings and ...

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 ...

Yes I am a tourist, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Yes I am a tourist

A travel blog entry by eeyore82

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Monteverde - or the cloud forrest- is an amazingly beautiful place, the nature is just amazing. The little town/ village Santa Elena- consisting of two roads and I dont know how many hostels is the place to stay. Its super touristy, and there is a lot of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Life on the Green Mountain- Monteverde, Costa Rica, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

Life on the Green Mountain- Monteverde, Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by lightnerjohnson

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... road would take us to where we were supposed to be, and it led us here, to the mountains of Costa Rica, on the doorstep of two preserved cloud forests. Thanks to friends we found out about The Cloud Forest School for Tessa and Maren, known around here as ...

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 ...

a couple of videos, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

a couple of videos

A travel blog entry by wandering-again

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When we visited the Curi Cancha reserve we took this film of hummingbirds - they are truly adorable! We also revisited the Children's rainforest and took this sound track if the bell bird - it is amazing, long high pitched squeeks (2) and a "clunk"!  ...

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 ...

It's all about the wildlife, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica travel blog

It's all about the wildlife

A travel blog entry by wandering-again

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... we were pleased to see this one. As the light faded, we turned our torches on and started the walk through the forest. Our guide, Melvin, was brilliant and pointed out large stick insects and various sleeping birds including a Blue Crowned Mot Mot and an ...

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 ...

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